Student and Parent Wellbeing resources
Smiling Mind

A modern meditation for young people. It's a unique web and app-based program, designed to help bring balance to young lives. Find out more.

Meditation with Headspace

The included Headspace For Kids program focuses on breathing exercises, visualizations, and focus-based meditation in themes like calm, focus, kindness, sleep, wake up, and tailored for age groups 9-12. Find out more.

Dave the Dog - A Children's Online Story Book

A story for Prep-Primary School aged children wherein Dave the Dog is worried about Coronavirus but Nurse Dotty can put his mind at ease. Read here.

ABC TV - Short and Curly Episode on Working Together Through Coronavirus

Like the whole world, the Short & Curly team is dealing with the coronavirus. In this special episode, Matt, Carl and Molly talk about how working together when things get hard can make a big difference for everyone. And Carl learns that wearing lycra and doing jazzercise is great fun when you’re in isolation! View here.

LUNCH DOODLES with Mo Willems! Free Daily Kids Illustration Classes

Kids can relax and unwind with daily illustration classes. Mo Willems invites YOU into his studio every day where learners worldwide can draw, doodle and explore new ways of writing by visiting Mo’s studio virtually once a day for the next few weeks. View here.

Three Good Things - A Happiness Journal

It has been shown that if you write down three good things that happen to you everyday, your happiness and positivity increase. This app helps children focus on the positive and recognizing what went well today by listing three things daily that went well. (Ages 6 and up.)  Find out more here.

10 Ways to Take Care of Yourself During Coronavirus

Reach Out have put together this list of self-care activities that you can do from home. They’ll help you feel a little better and give you a sense of control during a very uncertain time. Find out more here.

Insight Timer

This app is free with meditations for parents and children. They focus on relaxation, managing stress and sleep, as examples. Find out more here.

Crossword Puzzles Online

Relax with a crossword puzzle and work on your vocabulary at the same time! A great way to focus your energy and unwind. View here.

Audible Stories - Free Audiobooks for Kids

Explore a new world through an audiobook. While schools are closed kids can stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids. Listen here.