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Advice and guidance for keeping children fit in lockdown

 

‘Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week’ aims is to shine a spotlight on the importance of children’s mental health. The theme this year is ‘Express Yourself’ and it encourages children to be creative as a means of sharing their feelings, thoughts and ideas.  For more  information and ideas please access the website

https://www.childrensmentalhealthweek.org.uk

Sugar Awareness Week - 18th Jan - 24th Jan

 

National Sugar Awareness Week aims to help raise awareness of the damaging effect of too much sugars in our diet.  Please see the link to find tips on how to reduce your families sugar intake. 

 

https://www.nhs.uk/change4life/food-facts/sugar/sugar-swaps-for-kids

 

Positive actions to promote well being

 

Support links for Parents during Pandemic

 

We are all aware of how difficult the last few months have been and how the Lockdown is affecting each one of us in many different ways.  Here are some websites you may find useful to support your well being during this time.

 

https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus/coronavirus-and-your-wellbeing/

 

https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/coronavirus-covid-19-staying-at-home-tips/

 

https://www.bbbc.org.uk/news/looking-after-your-health-and-wellbeing-during-lockdown/

 

https://wildernessfoundation.org.uk/wildtime/

 

https://www.mindful.org/being-gentle-with-your-feelings-in-lockdown/

Mindfulness / Relaxation Strategies

Mindfulness / Relaxation for Families

Time to Talk Day

February 4th 2020

 

Parents and guardians play an essential part in safeguarding their child's mental wellbeing. Here is a link to the 'Time to change' website for information.

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) (Wales)

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are traumatic events that affect children while growing up, such as suffering child maltreatment or living in a household affected by domestic violence, substance misuse or mental illness.

  Healthy Eating Week

  

Here are some ideas for encouraging your child to eat healthier.

 

 https://heas.health.vic.gov.au/schools/healthy-lunchboxes

https://www.nhs.uk/change4life/recipes/healthier-lunchboxes

 

Parent Healthy Eating Workshop Powerpoint 28.1.20

Children's Mental Health Week 

2nd-9th Feb 2020

https://www.childrensmentalhealthweek.org.uk/about-the-week/

Theme this year: Find Your Brave!

In school we are encouraging children to 'be brave' and talk about their feelings, emotions and worries. 

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