COVID-19 Resources for families

Our expert teams have created a range of resources to help children and young people cope with the changes related to the coronavirus (COVID-19). See below for our easy read guides, creative activity ideas, podcasts and more. We'll be updating this page regularly with new tools to help support you and your family during this time. 

Advice for families to help everyone adjust to the ‘new normal’. 

Listen to Dr Jon Goldin share advice on how to speak to children and young people about COVID-19. 
Find fun arts and creative activities from our GOSH Arts team to try at home. 
A treasure trove of games, tips and resources from our expert Play team to help your family through this worrying time. 

We’ve created an engaging set of editable Greetings Cards, so you can send a personal message to your loved one on their ward.

Techniques for your family to encourage resilience and ability to cope when things don’t go to plan. 
Download this easy read guide which explains what a child can expect when coming to GOSH during this time.
Download this easy read guide to help explain COVID-19 to children and young people.
Try this fun activity to help your child learn how and when to wash their hands. There’s even a song to sing!
A list of suggestions for online activities to keep young people entertained in hospital or at home.
Personal Trainer Mike Stevens has tailored a Les Mills Born to Move exercise class for GOSH patients aged 4+.