How do you explain Coronavirus to young children?

Younger children understand a lot more than parents might imagine about coronavirus. Talking with them about the virus will not only help you understand what they know but also give you the opportunity to dispel any myths, helping to prevent further anxieties down the line.

We thought these two free publications were particularly helpful in explaining coronavirus in a child friendly way.

The first book is beautifully illustrated by one of our favourite children’s authors and illustrators, Axel Schleffer.

Front cover of book

Coronavirus A book for children – English Version

Le coronavirus explique aux enfants – en français

Our second choice, Dr. Dog explains Coronavirus is especially good for younger children and is illustrated by Lydia Monks.

Dr Dog Book Cover

We hope you and your families are keeping safe and well and enjoy these books with your children.