Talking about Coronavirus with young children
How to help children understand what they are seeing online or on TV – or hearing from other people about COVID-19?
All news about coronavirus (COVID-19) on tv and online can be scary and daunting for children that might find it difficult to understand what they are seeing online or on TV – or hearing from other people. So they can be particularly vulnerable to feelings of anxiety, stress and sadness. It is important to support them in this period by comforting them, explaining the virus and reminding the importance of basic hygiene rules.