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Painting at home

This week I'm exploring the exciting sensory activity, painting, but not as you know it! Please try this at home and let me know how you get on!
Remember, it doesn't have to be perfect, but it has to be Fun!!

 

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Family Food Club Online 27th April 2020

Today we tried out a really easy pasta salad, the children really enjoyed making it and eating it too!

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Creating Positive Thoughts

Listen to Kathryn talking about a technique that can help with anxious and negative thoughts:

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Understanding our children's behaviour


At the moment our children's behaviour is likely to be even more challenging than normal!

Kate from MumSpace shares her thoughts and some great advice from the Being a Parent Course about the underlying needs of our children and why they might behave the way they do.

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Writing Group Share Their Experiences During COVID-19

I Worry - A new addition to our PACT quilt  inspired by some of our experiences during COVID-19

PACT's Writing Group share some of their experiences, concerns and revelations during isolation and COVID-19. 

We find that sharing our stories can help to offload some of the worries that weigh us down and maybe we can reach others who are experiencing similar struggles. 

 

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Como enseñar a nuestros hijos a entender sobre el coronavirus y ayudarlos a lidiar con sus emociones.

Hoy quiero compartir con ustedes esta información que me ayudo a explicar a mi hija que es el Coronavirus y como apoyarla en su entendimiento sobre esta nueva pandemia.

Este libro está dedicado para niños de entre 2 y 7 años, con el objetivo de explicar que es el nuevo virus que esta afectando al mundo entero, como podemos prevenirlo y lo mas importante como se sienten emocionalmente ante esta enfermedad y como tranquilizarlos ante las noticias del mundo exterior.

La autora de este libro utiliza un formato divertido para explicar que es el coronavirus, donde los niños pueden dibujar, colorear y expresar que es lo que sienten. Como madre se que es muy difícil explicar a nuestros hijos que es lo que está pasando en el mundo, talvez no encontremos las palabras adecuadas o simplemente esto nos causa estrés de tan solo pensar cómo vamos a explicar que es este virus.

Aquí les dejo el link para que puedan descargarse el libro llamado COVIBOOK y además viene en diferentes idiomas.

 http://www.mindheart.co/descargables

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Cornflour play

This week I'm exploring the exciting sensory activity, cornflour. Please try this at home and let me know how you get on!
Remember, it doesn't have to be perfect, but it has to be FUN!!!

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Playing with your child

Hear Kathryn talking about how to play and connect with your child. Play with them for a short time, one-to-one, allowing them to lead the play and really connect with them.

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Family Food Club Online 20th April 2020

We made falafel today at the Family Food Club online, a really adaptable easy recipe you can do at home with your children (if they're not screaming!). Also check out some fun activities, tips on making school food vouchers last and some information on food access.

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Zoom Trip to the Zoo

We did lots of drawings of all the lovely animals we saw at Edinburgh Zoo.

Today, PACT took a Zoom trip to Edinburgh Zoo and Washington's Natural History Museum to draw some animals. You can travel around the world from the comfort of your kitchen!

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