If you have kids, have you been watching them or listening to their play in recent days? COVID-19 has certainly impacted our lives as adults. But have we stopped to think about the impacts on our kids? Not to mention how they are coping with it all?
I’m not the only one noticing what our kids are up to. Recently I saw this tweet – priceless!
So my kid’s toy has ‘COVED’ and is on a ‘ventilator’. ‘Nurse report’ – COVED 2020, canca (cancer), diabtise (diabetes), disises (diseases) & Small Pocks (smallpox). She wants to be a nurse one day. pic.twitter.com/Q5EYXghWdQ
— Brittle Sun (@BrittleSun) May 24, 2020
There are now books coming out for kids and for parents on the coronavirus, including one by that fabulous illustrator, Alex Scheffer, and one by Susannah Hale in the Princess in Black series. Check out more here:
It never fails to impress me how children have the ability to process experiences through play. On Medium, I posted this article on my children’s games using their new stimulus – COVID-19. I hope you enjoy it!