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Using Art To Help Children Cope During COVID

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The pandemic is still with us. There’s COVID-19, the delta variant and now the Omicron, which was detected on Wednesday for the first time in the United States.

While the continued news of the coronavirus taxes our patience, not to mention our healthcare systems and economy, the shadow of the pandemic also inspired anxiety in many adults and children.

Art is one strategy to relieve that tension. And for children, especially, artistic expression can help them grapple with issues that sometimes are harder to explain with mere words.

Coming up, the role of art in helping kids cope during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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