5. Listen and respond to their questions!
It’s very important children have a right to truthful information about what’s going on in the world, but adults also have a responsibility to keep them safe from distress. Use age-appropriate language, watch their reactions, and be sensitive to their level of anxiety.
If you can’t answer their questions, don’t guess. We’ve answered some of the common questions asked by children below but if their question is not answered here and you don’t know the answer, use it as an opportunity to explore the science together. Our website, as well as that of the World Health Organization
are great sources of information.
Explain that you’ll take their question away and find out the answer from the experts. Encourage them to keep coming to you with their questions and that you’ll always be there to help them with anything they’re worried about.
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