Set the context

For children, particularly younger ones, concepts of time, place and distance are not very clear.
Explain that the images they are seeing or stories they have heard are, for the moment, from places far away from here, otherwise, all can seem immediate and frightening. Context and reassurance are crucial.

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Stop a worry becoming catastrophic: how to talk to your kids about the coronavirus | Amy Coopes

Stop a worry becoming catastrophic: how to talk to your kids about the coronavirus | Amy Coopes

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