Helping Your Child: Understanding Poverty

Help your children to better grasp the world around them by understanding the impact that poverty has on others.

14 Ways to Effectively Explain Homelessness and Poverty To Your Child

Wellspring Family Services provides fourteen ways to explain homelessness and poverty to children. They have different categories and advice depending on the age of your child provided by Nancy Owen, a Wellspring Counseling Therapist. 

Talking With Children About Poverty and Homelessness

This article provides advice on how to begin conversations about poverty and homelessness with young children. 

Verywell Family

This article discusses why you should talk with children about poverty, giving age-appropriate answers to children’s questions about poverty, and how to get your children involved in helping people. Includes a link to projects children can do to help others in need.

 

For a full list of resources, go to Helping Kids to Understand Poverty

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