Wellbeing

Wellbeing Resources:



PBS Kids

A great article for parents with plenty of separate links to provide ideas and also How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus (includes a list of videos, games, and activities about handwashing and staying healthy at the bottom of the article)

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The smiling mind pack

The smiling mind packs have great information for parents and students with activities and information

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Storytelling

An article explaining the strength of stroytelling by parents to assist with child resilience

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Building Mindset

Information on the "Growth Mindset"

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Poster for the fridge

A great download to post in a great place where the kids will see and read as a visual reminder

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ReachOut

ReachOut’s whole-school approach to student wellbeing.
Engaging activities for students. Credible, flexible resources for teachers. Practical support for parents and carers.

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Support your child during COVID-19:



BrainPop

Coronavirus (4-minute video, activities, and games)

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Ideas and resources to build social and emotional wellbeing

Downloadable resources and activities for parents to help children cope with the corona virus pandemic and support social and emotional learning

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Australian Childhood Foundation

'Many ways to share a hug' - Social Story

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YoungMinds

Ten tips for talking to your child

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Winston's Wish

How to tell children and young people that someone is seriously ill

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ELSA Support

A lovely, printable 14 day mindfulness activity challenge

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ELSA Support

A coronavirus story

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BBC

Dr Chris and Dr Xand are here to tell you why the coronavirus might not be as scary as it sounds.

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Action for Happiness

Action for Happiness - Coping Calendar

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Resources and Articles:



CAMHS

A really helpful website which includes, downloadable self-help activities, information guides, videos and more

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The discomfort you're feeling is grief:

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Calming Activities:



Hold a sense of inner peace with you wherever you go!

An activity for grounding and calming

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Just Breathe

A video aimed at children to help them feel calmer

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150 Sensory Learning Ideas

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100 positive things every kid needs to hear

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Childline Calm-Zone

https://www.childline.org.uk/toolbox/calm-zone

Apps:



Dorset Mind Your Head

A list of apps complied by Dorset Young Minds

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Stop, Breathe & Think

Check in with how you’re feeling and try short activities tuned to your emotions

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Smiling Mind

A great app with age specific mindfulness resources, including a new resource, 'Thrive Inside'.

Thrive Inside is a special program to help you stay psychologically healthy while you're spending extended periods of time at home.

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Cosmic Kids Yoga and Mindfulness

This app often has a two week trial available

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How to get help:



Helpline

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Counselling Hotlines

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Medical Room



Medical Room

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Counsellor



Counsellor

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Child Protection



Child Protection

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DBIS Wellbeing Workshops



Wellbeing Primary 2020-21

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DBIS Hub

DBIS Hub