Here are some useful stories:

Ruby's Worry by Tom Percival 

Sometimes children can feel a little nervous or have a worry. When children have a worry the best way to support a child is to talk about it. This story may help you to introduce the topic of talking about a worry.


Mindfulness activities 


These are some breathing exercises which the children have completed in school:


breathing exercise 1

breathing exercise 2

breathing exercise 3

breathing exercise 4


This is a yoga activity that the children have completed in school:

Listen to this music and complete 10 cards from the yoga pack provided, holding each pose for 20 seconds.




Meet Ollee, a virtual friend developed by Parent Zone and funded by BBC Children in Need’s A Million & Me.

Aimed at 8-11 year olds and their parents, Ollee helps families talk about difficult topics.



Activites for the whole family 

Here is a series of 5 videos to help you all to be active and away from screens to support your child’s wellbeing.

The videos below explain an activity the whole family can take part in without computers. Maybe you can try these when on a walk.


Video 1

Video 2

Video 3

Video 4

Video 5


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