Coping through Creativity A page including articles such as Helping your child to cope and How to help your child after a disaster.
One of the most important issues facing the nation in the aftermath of the September 11th terrorist attacks is helping our children cope. It is understandably difficult as we as adults cannot even grasp the enormity of the tragedy. How do we help our young children as were trying to help ourselves? Several important suggestions and plenty of sound advice is available for those concerned. Through creative outlets such as drawing pictures, writing poetry, telling stories, writing letters to rescue workers and writing letters about feelings, we can help children face the issues of todays world. Most importantly, kids are encouraged to voice their fears to parents, friends and teachers as a way to alleviate them. The sites below are just a sample of the myriad of available resources designed to ease the delicate task of restoring a feeling of security in our childrens lives.
Giggle Poetry - A funny site devoted to poetry for and from small children. Guaranteed to lighten the darkest mood!
Source: Giggle Poetry
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