If they weren’t already aware of climate change, the recent bushfires and smoke issues have made talking with children about climate change, and answering their questions, inescapable. But how to do it honestly but without causing undue anxiety is the question.
Here are some resources and suggestion books on the topic.
- The Australian Psychological Society Limited – Talking with children about the environment includes information sheets for parents
- ABC article: How to talk to children about climate change December 2019
- NASA Climate Change for Kids science and facts for children (not bad for adults either) Site includes videos, activities and games.
Books & Films
- 2040 – upbeat film documentary on things we can all do to make things better. It also has a facebook page