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Wellbeing resources for families

Wellbeing resources for families

As parents and carers, you play an important role in your child’s mental health. Our expert team have developed and recommended resources to help you support their wellbeing. 

Our wellbeing resources for families can help you start conversations with your child and encourage you to enjoy quality time together. All of which are important for your wellbeing.

Place2Be resources

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Creative wellbeing activities

Our specialist Art Room team have created a series of art projects for primary-aged children.

Discover our Art Room activities

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Children’s Mental Health Week 2023 resources

Discover activities and tips from our annual campaign. 2023's theme was Let's Connect.

Get Children's Mental Health Week resources

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Parenting Smart

Our Parenting Smart site is full of practical advice and tried and tested tips for parents and carers of primary-age children.

Go to our Parenting Smart site

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Getting ready to start primary school

Expert advice to help children and their families get ready for starting primary school.

Get tips on starting primary school

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Getting ready to start secondary or high school

Tips and advice to help young people and families prepare for the transition to secondary or high school.

Get tips on starting secondary or high school

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Navigating exam season

Tip sheets full of practical advice to help young people, schools and families manage exam stress.

Download exam season resources

Partner resources

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The Daily Mile at Home

The Daily Mile Foundation has put together some helpful tips on how you can still go out and do The Daily Mile whilst keeping yourself safe.

Visit The Daily Mile

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Booktrust: Home Time

Booktrust has enlisted the help of authors and illustrators to provide free books, videos, games, quizzes, and drawing lessons for children.

Visit the Booktrust

National Literacy Trust Words for Life

National Literacy Trust: Words for Life

Activities to help parents, children, and young people improve language, literacy and communication skills.

Visit the National Literacy Trust

BBC Bitesize: Starting Primary School

Useful information, advice, resources and videos for parents to help get children ready for primary school.

Visit BBC Bitesize

City Mental Health Alliance: Parent Toolkit

Developed with input from Place2Be, this toolkit is full of advice on supporting children’s mental health.

Download Parent toolkit

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Celebrities share their film, TV and game recommendations for families. Created in response to the pandemic.

Discover BAFTA Kids at Home