Hands * Face * Space

Hands * Face * Space

source : UK Government

Vocabulary chunks to learn from video are highlighted :

As winter approaches, we’ll be spending more time indoors. This will increase the risk of coronavirus spreading.

The following reconstructions of everyday environments show why washing hands regularly, wearing a face covering and keeping at least 2m apart is vital in controlling the spread.

Coronavirus can live for more than 24 hours indoors.

You could pick up or pass on the virus by touching a contaminated surface.

Washing your hands with soap and water, or using hand sanitiser, regularly throughout the day will reduce the risk of catching or passing it on.

Coronavirus can be found in tiny droplets coming out of your nose and mouth.

Wearing a face covering over your nose and mouth reduces the spread of droplets carrying the virus. This means if you have it, you’re less likely to pass it on to others.

Larger droplets can land on other people or on surfaces they touch. Spreading the virus through droplets is most likely to happen when you are less than 2m apart.

Smaller droplets called aerosols can stay in the air for some time, especially if there is no ventilation.

So when you are with people not from your household, you must keep at least 2m apart.

The risk of spreading the virus through smaller droplets is much less outdoors, where there is more ventilation.

Wash your hands, cover your face, make space. These are the three most effective ways we can all control the spread of the virus.

Remember if you have any coronavirus symptoms; high temperature, a new continuous cough, or a loss or change in your sense of taste or smell, get a free test by calling 119 or visiting NHS.uk.

Together, we will control the virus and stop the spread.

Don’t forget, Hands, Face, Space.

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

 

Keep your hands nice and clean

Keep your hands nice and clean

 

 

Dr Michelle Dickinson

Vocabulary chunks to learn from video :
What on earth is it?
They’re so tiny we can’t see them
They’re invisible to us
Viruses can make you sick
Under a microscope
Attach to different parts of our body
A day or week off school
The common cold
A stuffy nose
They make you feel really really sick
You can rest for a while
This type of coronavirus
A shortness of breath
They struggle to breath
A natural immune system
Severe symptoms
Not able to fight it
Stop the virus from spreading
Stop it from spreading
Wash your hands often
Don’t let people sneeze around you
Sneeze into your elbow
All sorts of nasties
Keep everybody safe

 

 

Vocabulary chunks to learn from video :
A global health emergency
A really simple experiment you can do at home
Dishwashing liquid or some soap
Viruses are obviously invisible
Viruses and bacterial
Wash those off by rinsing our hands in water
Why soap and water is so important
You can use regular soap
Wash away the virus
Wash your hands thoroughly
Rinse their hands in water
Pout some soap on the top
Make sure your palms are thoroughly rubbed together
The back of each hand
In between your fingers
Interlock them and rub your fingers together
Clean inside your nails
Make sure your wrists are also covered
Don’t forget your thumbs
Sing the song Happy Birthday twice
Rinse off all the soap
Rubbing your hands together
Final bit
Make sure that you dry your hands with a clean towel
And there you go
How to wash your hands nice a easy

This will have you floating

This will have you floating

[insider]

Restorative Yoga

But what exactly makes this style of yoga unique? Here are some of the benefits a restorative yoga practice has to offer.

Slows Down the Pace of Life

Restorative yoga is an excellent opportunity to disconnect from the frenetic activity of daily life and let your speedometer return to 0 mph. It offers a welcome respite among all the turbulence of life and helps to prepare the mind and body for the inward stroke of meditation and deepened awareness. Moving slowly through the poses allows you to explore your mind and body at a steady and natural tempo.

Soothing to the Nervous System

The slower pace and deep breathing that you get in a restorative yoga class triggers the parasympathetic nervous system from the very first pose. This activation helps to mitigate the effects of the regular fight-or-flight stress response that can be damaging to your physiology and well-being. The overall calming effect on the nervous system sets a deeply relaxing tone for the class that comforts your mind and body down to the cellular level.

Encourages Mindfulness

Restorative yoga could just as easily be called “mindful yoga” due to the expanded awareness of self and body that comes through the practice. Slower movements cultivate space for a deeper experience of the poses and the breath. Awareness of the physical sensations, the thoughts or emotions that arise, or sounds in the environment, can all take on a much more profound significance in the depth of the restorative practice. Simply put, you’re able to notice and feel more of the world through your yoga experience.  READ MORE

I feel sunny

I feel sunny

Vocabulary chunks to learn after watching the video :

• Calm down and relax
• Playtime
• Get back into learning
• All the things I had to worry about
• Using our senses
• Mental wellbeing
• Go round the circle
• Breathe in and out
• I think the point of it is because..
• I’m not exactly sure

 

 

Do something creative every day

Do something creative every day

  [House to home]

Why Art is Good for Kids & the World

  • Art Generates a Love of Learning & Creativity
  • Art Develops the Whole Brain
  • Art Prepares Kids for the Future
  • Art Teaches Problem Solving
  • Art Supports Emotional Intelligence
  • Art Builds Community
  • Art Improves Holistic Health
  • Art Awakens the Senses
  • Art is Eternal
Source : Mark Lewis Wagner @ Drawing on Earth