The “Coping with Death Booklet: For Children Aged 6 to 12” is designed to help children understand the concept of death and navigate the complex emotions that arise when someone they care about passes away. This booklet encourages children to read it with a trusted adult who can provide support and engage in open conversations.
The contents of the booklet cover important topics that children often wonder about when confronted with death. It explains the meaning of death, explores why people die, addresses the common hesitation to talk about death or be truthful about it, discusses what happens after someone dies, provides an understanding of funerals and what takes place during them, acknowledges the range of emotions a child may experience when someone dies, explores the possibility of healing over time, and offers strategies to help children cope with their feelings.
- What does dead mean?
- Why do people die?
- Why don’t people talk about death or tell the truth about it?
- What happens after someone dies?
- What is a funeral and what happens at it?
- How will I feel?
- Do people ever feel better after someone has died?
- What can help me to feel better?
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