Supporting the Mental Health & Wellbeing of Children & Familes during Isolation 

Government Info on supporting mental health of children & young people, inc 

'Easy Read' guide to 'Looking after our feelings and your body'  CLICK HERE

COVID19 Booklet for Post Primary Children    CLICK HERE 

COVID19 Booklet  for Children   CLICK HERE 

COVID19 Booklet  for those with Austism   CLICK HERE 

'My Strengths' Toolkit for Kids    Download Here

Useful Websites for Parents - Scroll to bottom of page

RISE NI provide  info and resources for supporting the welllbeing of children while in  'Lockdown' - CLICK HERE to view on SHSCT website (includes play ideas)

Have fun cooking with your family - Learn how with Buddy & Jamie Oliver

Maths With Carol Vordeman - via 'Mathsfactor' website - for ages 4-12

English with David Walliams - via his website - Audio books, resources and fun

Music with Myleene Klass - via YouTube

History with Dan Snow - via posdcasts

Science with Brian Cox - Podcasts of the 'Stay at home festival' and more

Geography with Steve Backshall - via BBC episodes of 'Primary Geography'

Learn Languages - fun, free, and compare progress with friends - via Duolingo

Fun activity record sheet for children - download here

Join the Healthy Kids Global Challenge - Have fun staying fit and healthy

The Kids Coach - Fitness and Fun

PE with Joe - Fun PE at home via YouTube 

Dance with Darcey Bussel - Including a 10min live stream daily 1.30 via Facebook

Draw with Rob - via Youtube tutorials

Fun Stories and Activities - with BookTrust

Show Me - Fun facts and things to do for the whole family

Home Activity Worksheets about Online Safety - Click to Download

Watch what goes on in the zoo - Webcams from Dubllin zoo

Watch what goes on in the zoo - Webcams from Edinburgh zoo

Explore Space with NASA Media and image library (free)

Join the Library ONLINE - access to reading, audiobooks and e-magazines

Audio books for FREE via Audible - While schools are closed



CLICK TO VIEW video of fun song




to watch a video message for Kids about the five ways to stay well and happy




You may also wish to visit these Official Websites: 

 NI Exec Updates     NI Direct     Public Health Agency    Dept of Health 

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