Here we’ve got some info just for young carers! You’ll find some useful tips on managing worries, links to some great organistions and some info to help you separate the facts from the fiction when it comes to the coronavirus.
Government advice for young carers
The government has published advice for young carers, under 25, on COVID-19. There’s a standard version, and an easy read version.
Young carers write guide for educators
A large group of young carers, from organisations across England got together to talk about their challenges. They’ve written an amazing guide explaining how best to support them ‘Top Tips to Supporting Young Carers in Education during COVID-19′.
Isolating at home? No problem 🙂
Staying at home can be a challenge, although your school might be sending you lots of work it might be helpful to have some other ideas on hand…
Digital field trips
Explore the wide world without having to leave your living room..!
1. Cross the pond and take a tour of Yellowstone National Park!
Show me Yellowstone Park
2. Travel to Paris to see the amazing works of art at The Louvre
Virtual field trip to The Louvre
3. Explore the surface of Mars on the Curiosity Rover
Take me to Mars!
4. Visit the British Museum and say hi to the Egyptian mummies!
Stop in at The British Museum
Thank goodness for technology! Just because you can’t catch up face to face it doesn’t mean you can’t chat to your friends and family. FaceTime, video chat, email, text or calls are all great ways to catch up with people outside of your home. Try and check in with someone once a day
You’d be surprised how much you can exercise, even in a teeny tiny space. From PE classes with Joe Wicks to Cosmic Kids yoga sessions, there are lots of ways to keep moving. Aside from keeping you fit, doing regular exercise will fill your body with endorphins AKA the happy hormones!