Wellbeing

Below is a link to support parents of children with Autism create social scripts to help their children understand and cope with the anxiety associated with COVID-19.

https://suelarkey.com.au/social-scripts-for-students-with-autism-understand-coronavirus-2/

The eSafety Commissioner website has a range of resources available to parents and educators teaching children about safe internet use.

https://www.esafety.gov.au/educators

Cosmic Kids is a website that enables access to free yoga, mindfulness and brain breaks via a YouTube link. Great for movement breaks between tasks and the help alleviate anxiety and boredom.

https://www.cosmickids.com/category/watch/

Smiling Mind is a free site which, once an account has been created, provides a series of 20 modules each with 3 components consisting of Learn, Practise and Debrief teaching Mindfulness for years 1-7.

Mindfulness is paying attention to the present moment with openness, curiosity and without judgement.

Buzz

Early Learners (suitable for year F-3)

https://www.whatsthebuzz.net.au/online-resources/downloads-whats-the-buzz-early-learners/

Archie’s Big Book of Friendship Adventures (suitable for year F-3)

https://www.whatsthebuzz.net.au/archie/book/

Primary Students (suitable for years 4-5)

https://www.whatsthebuzz.net.au/online-resources/downloads-whats-the-buzz-primary-students-revised

Teenagers (suitable for years 6/7)

https://www.whatsthebuzz.net.au/online-resources/downloads-whats-the-buzz-with-teenagers

Being Me videos encourages kids to know themselves, like themselves and be themselves. The programs explore issues that concern young people and presents a range of skills to help them manage their lives. The videos are recommended for students in years 4 and 5.

Identity

Taking Risks

Power and Responsibility

Making Friends

Keeping Friends

Changes

Happy To Be Me

Belonging