How to test yourself for Coronavirus

How to test yourself for Coronavirus

Vocabulary Chunks related to COVID 19 to learn from video :

  • many people with covid19 have mild or even no symptoms
  • can spread the virus
  • with regular self-testing
  • we can slow the spread
  • help protect the most vulnerable in our families
  • please read the instructions in your kit
  • take the test
  • you’re going to swab your throat and your nose
  • if you’ve had a nosebleed
  • swab the other nostril or wait 24 hours
  • if you have a nose piercing
  • use the items in the test kit once only you cannot re-use them
  • take a throat swab
  • use hand sanitizer
  • a sealed wrapper
  • an extraction tube holder
  • an extraction tube
  • ensure you clean the surface
  • wash or sanitize your hands
  • being careful not to spill any of the fluid
  • pour in all the fluid
  • it is important that the fabric end of the swab does not touch your teeth, tongue or gums
  • you now need to swab the inside of your nostril
  • insert the same swab inside of your nostril
  • open the lid and place the fabric tip off the swab
  • place two drops of fluid on the specimen
  • read your results
  • you must wait 30 minutes to find out your proper result
  • If after 30 minutes you still only have one line next to “C” your result is negative
  • if you have two lines then your result is positive
  • if your result is positive you and your household must self-isolate
  • following government guidelines
  • then your test is invalid
  • follow the instructions carefully
  • a covid19 infection
  • you should seek medical advice
  • report a positive result
  • monitor the spread of the virus
  • place all the used test kit contents in the waste bag provided
  • place in your household waste
What will you remember?

What will you remember?

Children see the world so clearly. The beauty of it. The possibility of it – even in the midst of uncertainty. We have been asking children, from around the world, to tell us what they’ll remember when COVID-19 is over. Truth is, when these uncertain times end, and they will, learning from what our children remember of these times can help us build a world we all deserve.

Vocabulary chunks to learn from video :

  • What they’ll remember when it’s  over
  • I’ll remember what I learnt
  • I’ll remember doctors and nurses gave their lives to protect us
  • I’ll remember people who worked on streets, while we stayed safe at home
  • I’ll remember countries stopped fighting and started helping each other
  • I’ll remember people sent messages of hope to each other
  • I’ll remember we found new ways to have fun
  • I’ll rember blue skies, animals and birds came back to our cities
  • I’ll remember how mom and dad became more than mom and dad
  • I’ll remember we took more care of everyone old
  • I’ll remember our teachers teaching us that learning never stops
  • I’ll remember we gave homes to those who couldn’t go back to their own
  • I’ll remember everyone playing hairdresser
  • I’ll remember some people gave more than what they had
  • I’ll remember we did our best to keep each other safe
  • When we get through this and we will, let’s remember what got us through this






What is Coronavirus ?

What is Coronavirus ?

A short amination for young children to help them better understand COVID-19.

It covers what coronavirus is, what can happen if you get it, how you can help and why your school is closing.



Social Distancing – What does it mean?

Social Distancing – What does it mean?

We explore one of the most widely used phrases of the past couple of weeks, social distancing.
What does it mean? Is it important? Should we care? These kids will explain!
We also give you 6 tips on how to navigate this unique period we are all facing.

***UPDATE: At the time of filming, 3 feet (1 metre)  was the recommended distance for Social Distancing. It has since been updated to 6 feet (2 metres) .***

Vocabulary chunks to learn from video

Should we abide by it
Minimizing the contact we have with other people
Reduce the spread of the virus
The intent behind social distancing is to slow the rate of the epidemic
To flatten the curve
It will help the health care system
Overcrowding our hospitals
Get control of the virus
Professional sporting events are being suspended for a period of time
We are being asked to socially distance ourselves from other people
It can save thousands of lives today
You are doing your part

Help flatten the curve
Use this time to explore, discover and create

6 Simple tips
Wash your hands often
Cover your cough
Don’t touch your face
Stay at least 2 metres away from people
Get outside –  Avoid close contact with people in public
Connect remotely, thanks to technology you can still interact with them remotely