Child-Friendly Animation Video on Hand Washing

This animated video, produced by Save The Children Nepal, shows best practices for hand washing in order to slow the spread of COVID-19. The video demonstrates several steps and hand motions to perform in order to both thoroughly wash your hands and with sufficient time to kill almost all viruses and bacteria.

Source: Child-Friendly Animation Video on Hand Washing

  • Ayush Joshi
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COVID-19 Signs and Symptoms in Nepali

This animated video, produced by Save The Children Nepal, explains the various signs and symptoms of COVID-19 in children. Some of the symptoms include: fever, cough, and shortness of breath. Parents should be mindful of these symptoms and contact the nearest health center if their child exhibits any of these symptoms.

Source: Child-friendly COVID-19 video on signs and symptoms in Nepali

  • Ayush Jos
  • ayushjoshi4@gmail.com

Rainbows in Windows

This short video is a story told by the actor Donald Sutherland about a little boy named Amos. Amos learns from his mother that the family cannot go out for fear of catching the virus COVID-19, and the video deals with Amos’ fears and how he and his mother overcome them.

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    Free E-books for Children About Coronavirus

    The New York City School Library System website has a page which offers a large collection of free e-books for children about COVID-19. The books are from many countries, in a selection of languages.  All of the books are free to download from the site.

    Source: Free E-books for Children about Coronavirus

      Children’s and Caretakers’ Animation Series on COVID-19 – Episode 1

      The COVID-19 response under Breakthrough ACTION Cambodia includes a six-episode children’s and caretakers’ animated series aimed at disseminating key COVID-19 messages focused on key behaviors (e.g., handwashing, self-isolation) and prevention of COVID-19.

      This was developed in coordination with UNICEF and approved by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS). This first episode aired in May 2020 and was shared through the Facebook pages of the MoEYS, UNICEF and Save the Children, and broadcasted on several  local TV channels. It is available in Khmer and sign language.

      The series is available on Facebook and YouTube.

      Source: Children’s and Caretakers’ Animation Series on COVID-19 – Episode 1

        Animated Video about COVID-19 and Kindness

        This video uses characters from the movie “Despicable Me” who let their love and kindness show and show ways to keep themselves and their communities safe during this unprecedented time.

        Source: Animated Video about COVID-19 and Kindness

          How Best to Protect Yourself from the Coronavirus

          This poster, produced by UNICEF and ICRF, provides basic information in an attractive and child-friendly layout, about handwashing, wearing a mask, physical distancing, and what to do if you don’t feel well.

          Source: How Best to Protect Yourself from the Coronavirus

            COVID-19 24/7 Parenting Resources in 70 Languages

            Parenting for Lifelong Health provides open-access online parenting resources during COVID-19. These tip sheets are available in 70 languages.

            The tip sheets cover the following topics:

            1. Keeping children safe online
            2. Family budgeting in times of financial stress
            3. Family harmony at home
            4. Learning through Play
            5. When we get angry
            6. Crowded homes and communities
            7. One-on-one time
            8. Keeping it positive
            9. Structure Up
            10. Bad behavior
            11. Keep calm and manage stress
            12. Talking about COVID-19

            Source: COVID-19 24/7 Parenting Resources in 70 Languages

              COVID and KIDS: A Video Animation from Malawi

              UNICEF with support from UKAid is influencing children in Malawi to practice 5 key actions to prevent COVID-19: frequent handwashing with soap, physical distancing, use of the flexed elbow when coughing and sneezing, avoiding touching the face (mouth, nose and eyes) and staying at home.

              Source: COVID and KIDS: A Video Animation from Malawi

                Handwashing Promotion – (2008, Spanish)

                This “Bubbles of Love” campaign promotion in Peru was produced as part of the Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing and used to educate children on the importance of using soap for handwashing.