Little Parachutes is the World’s most useful (and friendly) collection of Parachute Books : picture books that help children cope with worries, health issues and new experiences (big and small).
There are SO many fantastic picture books to help children out there, but sometimes it’s not easy to find the one YOU need for your child’s situation. Our lovely team endlessly searches, assesses and reviews picture books on milestones such as starting school, potty training, moving house, or a new baby in the house. We have sourced hundreds of books on really challenging situations (divorce, serious illness, infectious diseases, operations and bereavement to name a few). We have books to encourage children to behave well, explore their feelings and develop positive traits such as resilience, confidence, courage, gratitude and kindness
4 Tips to help build resilience in children
Early Years social & emotional learning activities
Supporting Your Child With Their Transition To Secondary School
Covid-19 children's wellbeing activities for teaching staff and families
Coping with unexpected endings and loss
Building kids resilience and confidence & Developing self control
Helpful handouts for parents and carers
Guidance for parents and carers on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak
Activities to support your child - based on Zippy & Apple's friends
How to look after your family's mental health when you're stuck indoors
Good books for tough times
Click the link below for home activites
Important Mental Health advice for parents - A MUST READ
Dragonfly impact education created a booklet to give you some tips on dealing with anxiety.
Download for free from the link below
What's for lunch?
Here are some lovely packed lunch ideas for your child. Remember to keep checking this page for more ideas each half term.
Exercise is very important in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Have a look at a range of fun, family activities in the link below.
Healthy exercise for children
Healthy teeth, Healthy smiles
Tips for looking after children's teeth.
The NED show
Take a look at these wonderful NED resources for parents.
What to do if your child is anxious about going back to school
A helpful article on how to help your child if they feel anxious about going back to school.
Change 4 life
Fun ideas to help you kids stay healthy