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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 your child’s wellbeing.

Our wellbeing resources for families can help you start conversations with your child, and encourage you to enjoy quality time together as a family. 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.


Navigating exam season

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

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Parenting Smart

Our new site, full of practical advice and tried and tested tips for parents and carers of primary-age children.

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Getting ready to start primary school

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

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Getting ready to start secondary or high school

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

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Children's Mental Health Week

Video activities and tips to help families take part in our annual campaign. This year’s theme was Growing Together.

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Partner resources

The Daily Mile - children fit for life

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.

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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.

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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.


BBC Bitesize: Starting Primary School

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

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City Mental Health Alliance: Parent Toolkit

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

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BAFTA Kids at Home with Place2Be

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

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