The Worry Wizard

Running from
Last event: Monday 25 October 2021 at 11am
  • Free (drop in)
  • The Nest

What do you do when a child you care about loses someone they love? Here at The Worry Wizard®, we have developed a short animation, ‘Together Not Alone’, along with a toolkit, to help you begin to navigate conversations about grief and loss with your child. In ‘Together Not Alone’, you will meet Ella and her friends who love spending time together. But one day, Ella stops coming out to play. Someone she loves has died. Ella’s friends feel lost. What can they say or do to let Ella know they are still there for her?

We would love you to watch our animation with your child, or the children in your care, before enjoying the activities within our toolkit. Each activity draws out key themes in the animation, offering a gentle, fun and imaginative way to explore the story and nurture emotional connection with your child.

Time details

11am - 3pm

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