Resources for Children
This page is a collection of resources that parents can use with their children.
- This website has some lovely easy home crafts for you to do at home with your children: www.redtedart.com
- A fun way for children to have a go at learning a new language – also available as an app www.duolingo.com
- Through Scratch, children aged 8+ can create interactive games, and animations using code scratch.mit.edu
- Tinkercad is a free, easy-to-use app for 3D design, electronics, and coding. It’s used by teachers, kids, hobbyists, and designers to imagine, design, and make anything! www.tinkercad.com
- Twinkl is the trusted home of teacher-created planning and assessment materials and teaching resources! Perfect for inside and outside the classroom. www.twinkl.co.uk
- TKSST is a Webby award-winning collection of over 5,000 kid-friendly videos, curated for teachers and parents who want to share smarter, more meaningful media in the classroom and at home thekidshouldseethis.com
Emotional Support Resources
- One of our Children’s Therapists have written a very useful introduction ‘Using the worry time technique to help children’
- There are lots of free resources to help children better understand their emotions on ELSA www.elsa-support.co.uk
- Partnership for Children helps children to be mentally and emotionally healthy and have a range of things on their website to help children learn how to deal with difficulties. www.partnershipforchildren.org.uk
- There’s lots of advice and support for older children and teens on the Young Minds website
- www.kooth.com is an online wellbeing community for older children
- The SPACE programme is a programme designed for all parents with the aim of providing information using trauma awareness about children’s and adult’s emotional behaviour
- Single care have created a fantastic resource ‘talking to children about their mental health’
- Moving house can be stressful for children. This article has some tips to help children make this transition.
- Find out how contacting Childline will look by watching this short video or go straight there if you need help www.childline.org.uk
- Women’s Aid have created the hideout to help children and young people to understand domestic abuse, and how to take positive action if it’s happening to you
- This website has a list of apps that children can access for support www.healthyyoungmindsinherts.org.uk/young-people/apps
- Childline For Me App
This list is not exhaustive but examples of some we use and recommend. Keep checking back as we will add new ones in time.