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Coronavirus help and guidance
During this time of such uncertainty we have put together the following information to try to offer you some assistance….
‘While we can’t hug’ is a child friendly guide written to help children understand social distancing. Tortoise and hedgehog find lots of other ways to share their friendship.
This is a short film to help explain PPE to children
For government advice for parents, please see
The Children's Commissioner has produced a booklet that families may find helpful, the link is below…
The Family Corner webpage has a section on talking to children about coronavirus
For on-line books, games and activities the Book Trust has launched a new hub..
The Hungry Little Minds website has fun activities and short video clips
The Toddle About Suffolk magazine is listing what’s happening on line as groups can't meet:-
Suffolk Home but Not Alone scheme is an app you can down load to your phone,
During these unusual time the Change 4 Life site has a section on family meals made easy
The Early Years Alliance has put together some ideas for
Suffolk Children’s Centre have put together some organisations that you may fine useful
Different types of wellbing support is available from wellbeing Suffolk
This current situation can bring additional financial worry, The Money Advice Service as put together some guidance you might find helpful due to the coronavirus outbreak
If you are worried about yourself, or your family, or friends as things keep changing and self-isolating to protect yourself or others has extended ‘Mind’ can provide some support
As we rely so much more on the internet to stay connected, please also be aware of cyber criminals SWGfl have produced some advice to guide you
For tips, features on your child's development Family Corner by The Early Years Alliance offers support and guidance for families
If you need to speak with someone in confidence
www.citizenadvice.org.uk 0344 411 1444 Confidential advice
www.relate.org.uk 02392 827 026 Relationship support
www.suffolkscb.org.uk/parents-and-carers For safeguarding matters
Layham Playgroup CIO
Layham Village Hall, Church Lane, Lower Layham, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP7 5LZ
Tel: 07999 866419
Registered charity: 1160254, Ofsted Registered EY498133,
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