Podcast: What To Tell Kids When The News Is Scary

NPR's podcast Up First shares a bonus episode from NPR's Life Kit about how to talk to kids when the news is unsettling. 

This quick podcast episode addresses the real challenges of addressing the news with kids without scaring them. This resource features child-development experts speaking to parents, educators, and anybody who works with children. This is a good place to start when trying to address news-related concerns when they come up in the classroom.



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