Talking with children

The Ministry of Education have developed specific guidance for parents to assist them when talking to their children about coronavirus.
You will appreciate the importance of giving children factual, age-appropriate information about COVID-19 so that they can feel informed and in control. The guidance will support parents to have those conversations – Talking to children about coronavirus
You may also have seen two very useful videos you could share with your parent community to help both parents and children better understand the virus:

  • Nanogirl video clip with a great explanation for kids about coronavirus

This resource has been developed by ReThink Children’s Therapy in Dunedin to help explain Coronavirus to young people at your place.

Coronavirus Book