Explaining Coronavirus

Please find below a Covid-19 Booklet to share and discuss with your child, to support their understanding of the current situation.

Nosy Crow have also published a free information book explaining coronavirus to children. You can view and download it below.

The book answers key questions in simple language appropriate for 5 to 9 year olds:

  • What is the coronavirus?
  • How do you catch the coronavirus?
  • What happens if you catch the coronavirus?
  • Why are people worried about catching the coronavirus?
  • Is there a cure for the coronavirus?
  • Why are some places we normally go to closed?
  • What can I do to help?
  • What’s going to happen next?