Engaging School Going Children During Covid-19 Lockdown

Authors

  • Deepali Ghungrud1 , Seema Singh2 , Ranjana Sharma3 , Savita Pohekar4

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i1.13436

Keywords:

Covid-19, Pandemic, Lockdown, Engaging, School kids.

Abstract

Corona virus (Covid-19) is a pandemic disease, it is a crisis situation faced all over the world. The corona
virus originated in bats and was transmitted to humans in the month of December 2019 from Wuhan China.
Corona virus is the infectious disease and it attacks on respiratory system and causes respiratory illness that
can spread from one person to another person by droplets i.e sneezing, coughing. In India, as on date recorded
Corona virus cases are 207615, recovered cases are 1, 00303, total deaths 5815 as on 30 August 2020. Indian
Government has declared lockdown all over the states to save the life of the citizens. This is a very critical
situation mostly for vulnerable population means children. After lockdown children are getting bored, due to
separation from friends, peer group and their daily routine of playing is creating lots of anxiety for children.
Children’s social life and leaving have been affected. Lockdown of pandemic disease, Closure of schools
has affected the education of children and younger’s also. The school closures are liable to boredom to the
students and caused learning gap among the children belonging to lower or higher socioeconomic status
families. In this condition we have to understand the children psychology and we need to engage them in
creative and interesting activities at home, also need to give them some learning task regarding studies so
their cognitive and psychomotor function will be improved. This short communication concludes with the
key learning for the parents of children on how to engage school going children during lockdown in Covid
19(Pandemic).

Author Biography

Deepali Ghungrud1 , Seema Singh2 , Ranjana Sharma3 , Savita Pohekar4

1 M.Sc.Nursing, Dept. of Medical Surgical Nursing, 2Professor. Dept. of Medical Surgical Nursing,
3
Ranjana Sharma, Associate Professor, Dept. of Medical Surgical Nursing, 4
Associate Professor, Dept. of Medical
Surgical Nursing, Smt. Radhikabai Meghe Collage of Nursing, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (Deemed
to be university), Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha, Maharashtra, India

Published

2020-12-31

How to Cite

Deepali Ghungrud1 , Seema Singh2 , Ranjana Sharma3 , Savita Pohekar4. (2020). Engaging School Going Children During Covid-19 Lockdown. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(1), 375-381. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i1.13436