When parents separate or divorce, it can have a profound impact on young children. The stress can be overwhelming to kids as they struggle to deal with changes at home, new routines, connections to each parent and emotional uncertainties.
FamiliesChange.ca is an acclaimed online resource that provides age-appropriate information for Parents, Teens, and Kids who are going through a family break up. The site includes animation, text, videos, activities, worksheets, tips and an online game to help families and youth better cope with separation or divorce.
The Kids Guide to Separation and Divorce helps children ages 5 to 12 to understand what is happening with their family.
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The site includes a series of animated videos that are positive and informative. In addition, the Kids Guide includes an online game…
This animated, online game is highly interactive and designed to help kids cope with a family break up. The virtual world of "Changeville" provides a range of information and activities for children to explore. Children start by creating an avatar. It walks through the town of Changeville to visit the Park, Legal Street, Break Up Street and the Mall. In each area, there are videos and activities that discuss different ways to deal with the changes. The website is targeted to children ages 6 to 12 and it can be explored alone, or with one or both parents.
Last reviewed: March 2016
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