Tip #2: Explaining COVID-19 to Children
Families, we know it may be hard to answer some of the questions your children are asking about COVID-19 and what is going on in the world right now. Here are a few ideas on how to explain what COVID-19 is to your children:
What is COVID-19?
COVID-19 is the short name for “coronavirus disease 2019.” It is a new virus. Doctors and scientists are still learning about it.
Recently, this virus has made a lot of people sick. Scientists and doctors think that most people will be ok, especially kids, but some people might get pretty sick.
Doctors and health experts are working hard to help people stay healthy.
Check out this BrainPop video on the coronavirus.