Be Honest And Concrete: Tips For Talking To Kids About Death

National Public Radio (NPR)
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It can be challenging for a caregiver or educator to discuss the topic of death with children. During the COVID-19 pandemic, deaths have become more frequent and publically discussed, and as a result, children are asking more questions. This podcast from NPR shares tips on how to approach the topic of death and trauma. The webpage also includes a video clip from Sesame Street as a second resource on discussing grief with children.


Area of Work

  • EC - Early Childhood
  • FE - Family Engagement
  • DS&Y - Day Schools and Yeshivas

Resource Type

  • Podcast

Resource Category

  • Mental Health

Resource Topic

  • Trauma
  • Supporting Individuals
  • Death


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