Feelings are tricky to understand as adults so you can imagine for a child they can seem pretty scary at times – particularly if you dont have the language to express how you feel.
Talking about feelings and reading stories that discuss feelings can be a great thing to do from a young age.
We all look after our bodies and take care that we feed it the right things and if it is hurt we see a doctor to fix it.
What about our minds?
These are equally as important and need looking after. Doing things like walking, meeting with friends, drawing, reading, listening to music can all help us keep our mi ds healthy. When they are not we need to seek help.
Check out the poster below which gives you some ideas to help you nurture your child’s mental health.