We’ve been off school in isolation a week longer than most children. I wanted to document how our first week went in case it’s useful for those just starting out
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We’re now at the point of children being isolated from their friends, extended families and social lives due to the Corona Virus.
This can have an impact on their mental health (and parents too), so taking steps to minimise this is vital.
Being able to review a journal for children couldn’t have come at a better time for my son and I, who’ve been self-isolated for five days so far.
I’ve created a challenge that I hope will be fun for him and children worldwide, as part of his ‘art’ lessons. It will break the day up a bit, help us both to think outside of the box and is also great for mental health.
Trying to reduce the risk of your family contracting this virus is important. Whilst most people who have had Covid-19 have only had mild symptoms and recovered fully, it’s dangerous for people will poor immune systems. This reason alone is why it’s important to reduce the risk, as I don’t know a single person who hasn’t got somebody within their network who has health problems that this virus could potentially kill.
Getting children outside to play is getting increasingly difficult. We’ve tried out some new Forest School Activity Cards to improve this.
Personalised books can be great in many ways, as the child feels like the story is all about them which helps them to enjoy reading and also learn depending on the subject of the story. However, I’ve found a lot of them literally just personalise the name and gender and that’s as far as it …
Review of a personalised children’s book about being eco-friendly.