A Kid’s Guide to Dealing with the Loss of a Pet – Sponsored by Blue Buffalo Co., this is an excellent compilation of resources for parents dealing with the issue of the loss of a beloved family pet.
Children in Pain and Crisis – a brochure from GBOD (United Methodist General Board of Discipleship)
Children’s Books about Death – from The Grown-Up’s Guide to the Best Children’s Books
*Dealing with Death from the good folks at Mr. Rogers. Be sure to click on the “Helpful Hints” tab for some excellent tips.
*Dealing with Grief from the good folks at Sesame Street.
Guiding Adults in Talking to Children About Death and Attending Services – Concise article from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network.
Helping Children Cope with Loss, Death and Grief – a flyer from the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) – an excellent, concise resource that includes developmental stages of grief, helpful tips and behavioral indicators
When a Loved One Dies – a pamphlet from GBOD (United Methodist General Board of Discipleship)
* Especially appropriate for young children