Sorry to hear about the loss of your student. Below are some resources and activities that might help.
Please find attached some resources. Some of the resources might be more helpful for older children. Hopefully some will help.
Support for children and young people – Gingerbread
Many single parents contact Gingerbread asking how best to support their children in difficult situations. This information page has details of specialist organisations and resources that can help.
Activities for bereaved children and young people – Winston’s Wish
Memory jar. These are jars filled with coloured salt and help children and young people to remember important things about the person who died. The different colours represent different memories – it could be their favourite football team, something you used to do together, their favourite meal…
Supporting bereaved children and young people
Children and young people grieve just as much as adults but they show it in different ways. Find out how you can help them and more about child grieving.
https://www.kooth.com – download the app on the phone for 24/7 support
Bereavement Activities | Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy | UC Davis Children’s Hospital
CONTACT US. Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department UC Davis Children’s Hospital 2315 Stockton Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95817. 916-734-5510
YoungMinds – children and young people’s mental health charity – YoungMinds | Mental Health Charity For Children And Young People | YoungMinds
https://www.themix.org.uk – (Older children)
Essential support for under 25s – The Mix
The Mix: 0808 808 4994 – Free information and support for under 25s in the UK. Get advice about sex, relationships, drugs, mental health, money & jobs.