SENDMatters: Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources

Keeping fit and healthy

Keeping fit and healthy in both body and mind during a time of social isolation can be a difficult thing to do but we hope that this list of useful videos and resources will encourage you to keep in good shape and in good spirits.

This is your Local Offer and so your feedback is always welcome. If you have any ideas or suggestions for more links that we could include please use the feedback form to let us know.

Physical activity and exercise

Magpie Dance

Join their Connect 35 program to make a film to share your dance moves with friends -

https://logonjoinindance.magpiedance.org.uk

Downs Syndrome Association

Ideas to stay fit and healthy at home using everyday objects, including a chair, cartons and tins -

www.downs-syndrome.org.uk/keeping-fit-and-healthy-at-home

Bumble Bee Physio

Specialist paediatric physiotherapy services in your own home -

www.youtube.com/channel/UC2kmtSH_P1vDCSKp6oUL_pg

PE with Joe

Join Joe Wicks every morning at 9am for a half hour full body workout for children of all ages -

www.youtube.com/thebodycoach1

Emotional wellbeing and mental health

Carers UK

Tips to help both informal carers and and those that they care for -

www.carersuk.org/coronavirus

Kooth

An online counselling and emotional wellbeing platform for children and young people -

www.kooth.com

Safe Hands, Thinking Minds

Resources to support children and adults around anxiety, worry and stress -

www.safehandsthinkingminds.co.uk/covid

Place2Be

Advice and ideas from educational psychologists to help support vulnerable children