A nine-year-old girl wearing a protective mask plays hula hoop in Madrid, Spain. Experts give their tips on how to help an only child deal with isolation during the coronavirus pandemic. A nine-year-old girl wearing a protective mask plays hula hoop in Madrid, Spain. Experts give their tips on how to help an only child deal with isolation during the coronavirus pandemic.
A nine-year-old girl wearing a protective mask plays hula hoop in Madrid, Spain. Experts give their tips on how to help an only child deal with isolation during the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus pandemic

Locked down with an only child: how parents can help keep kids happy and boredom at bay

  • Parents can play games outdoors with their child, like hide-and-seek, throwing a ball or skipping, and write or draw with them, experts advise
  • They should be wary of any change in a child’s behaviour – it could be a warning sign

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A nine-year-old girl wearing a protective mask plays hula hoop in Madrid, Spain. Experts give their tips on how to help an only child deal with isolation during the coronavirus pandemic. A nine-year-old girl wearing a protective mask plays hula hoop in Madrid, Spain. Experts give their tips on how to help an only child deal with isolation during the coronavirus pandemic.
A nine-year-old girl wearing a protective mask plays hula hoop in Madrid, Spain. Experts give their tips on how to help an only child deal with isolation during the coronavirus pandemic.
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