With the Covid-19 pandemic interrupting our children’s school year, normal life routine and ability to play with their friends they obviously have many questions.
So many of our children may have heard us talk about this deadly virus that is keeping us home and making us sanitise everything , and whilst we may have explained to them, they may still be anxious, worried, fearful or not fully understanding of the virus.
In light of this I compiled a list of 28 free resources to help your children understand Coronavirus and how to stay healthy during these times.
- Hand washing printable from Parent24
- What is Coronavirusby National Geographic kids
- A wide range of resources on germs from Scholastic
- Printable posters in several African languages by SA organisation from The Good news guy
Books, stories and comics
- Free Covid-19 comic by Elise Gravel
- Coronavirus – a social story from Fragilex.org
- Kids reading and pdf colouring book about Coronavirusby Malia jones
- Hello ! I’m s virusby Manuela Cruz from Parent24
- Colouring in bookfrom St Jude together website
- Q is for quarantine- the ABC’s of Coronavirus a colouring in book by Brian & Gordon
- H is for handwashing by Sesame Street
- What is Coronavirus and how you can play your part to help the community activity book by Moments a day
- Shubert and Sophie stay home story by Concious Discipline
- Why I cant go to school story by Concious Discipline
- Daily schedule from Just a mamma
- Toddler schedule from Busy toddler
- Positive posters by Squidoodle
- Colouring page from playing and learning
- Journal pages to remember this time by letgrow
- How to wash your hands videowith Beebee
- My healthy week printable to help your children chart their good habits by Sesame street
- Free Afrikaans Coronavirus colouring poster by Hero in my hood
- Free English Coronavirus colouring poster by Hero in my hood
- How to make a Tippy tap by Hero in my hood
- Covid-19 time capsule printablesby Long Creations
- How to teach young children about germs resource pack by Mother Goose Time
Do you have any other resources we could add to this list ? Let me know in the comments below.