Covid 19 resources – links

Below is a list of resources and downloads relevant to the Covid 19 Pandemic.

Explaining the virus to children

  • The illustrator of the Grufallo – Axel Scheffler – has helped to create a book about the virus for ages 5-9. It is available for download here.
  • The National Autistic Society has compiled a number of resources with autistic children in mind. They can be accessed here.
  • The WHO have released a story book aimed at helping young people cope with Covid 19. It can be accessed here.
  • This short video provides information about the spead of Covid 19.

Quick, easy craft activities for ages up to 10

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General things to do 

Resources for Adults

  • For those who are breastfeeding, NHS Grampian has set up a support group which you can read more about here.
  • Advice regarding working from home with children – this includes information about setting expectations and being consistent about them.
  • Aberdeenshire Educational Psychology have compiled a set of resources for parents at home with children at this time. It is available here. There is lots of helpful information about looking after your own mental health.
  • Sitting Still Like a Frog is aimed at families and includes guided relaxation.
  • During lockdown, there has been an increase in the number of domestic abuse cases. If you are being abused – violently, sexually, or emotionally, and regardless of your gender – there is Covid 19 specific information available hereTo access this without it showing up in your browser history, right click the link and select ‘open link in ingonito window’ (Google Chrome) or ‘open in new InPrivate window’ (Microsoft Edge). The top of all gvernment websites is currently headed with advice to ‘stay at home’, but if you scroll down, you will find the information relavent to domestic abuse.