COVID-19 resources for parents and children

Children, just like adults, have an important role to play in preventing the spread of COVID-19. It can be difficult for some to understand why they have to stay home or cannot see loved ones and friends. Use the following resources to help your child understand what’s going on and how they can help.

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Activities for children

Hand washing heroes

This video shows your child how they can become a hand washing hero.

Colour and learn

Colouring pages that show what children can do to help.

Resources for parents

We have resources available to help parents with:

Your child’s mental health

COVID-19 can be difficult for children to understand, especially if they know someone who is sick. Pay close attention to how your children are feeling.

You can positively support your child’s mental health by:

Your child may benefit from resources tailored specifically to them, such as those from:

Support for parents

You're not alone. Ask for help if you feel overwhelmed.

You and your children may feel overwhelmed, confused, scared or angry during this time. Know that you can reach out for additional support, including someone to talk to about your feelings and concerns. Resources for parents include:

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