Ten ways for parents to help children cope with change

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While ten- and eleven-year-olds across the land are hours away from leaving primary school for good (anyone else’s social media timelines a sea of nostalgia?), big changes can bring about big feelings. So how can you help children cope with change?

The School Gate has teamed up with YoungMinds to share some of their excellent resources around how you can help your kids navigate their way through tough times.

Ten ways for parents to help children cope with change

Top Ten Tips Poster – download as a PDF.

As well as the top ten tips above, you can visit the YoungMinds site for Top Tips for You and Your Child – read and watch videos on how you can support kids during a time of change or difficulty.

YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. Have a read of their advice written for us parents, too, including:

Parents Survival Guide

School Anxiety

Parents A-Z Guide to Support