Talking to children and young people about conflict and war

The recent invasion of Ukraine is a deeply disturbing development. Children may see and hear things about the crisis in the news, leading to feelings of uncertainty, anxiety and fear, which parents and caregivers need to address. This page brings together a range of tools, tips and resources to help parents, carers and educators approach concerns around the current conflict as well as other news that children may find difficult or upsetting.

 

Barnardos: Talking to Children about War