These resources are designed to help you talk about diabetes with your child. They are aimed at children under five, but may sometimes be useful for older children.
The resource sheets in this set feature Lauren, who is three and has diabetes. Lauren is the little sister of Danny from our 'My life' website for younger children.
Covering the basic aspects of living with diabetes, there are 10 resource sheets to download in this set:
- Blood glucose testing
- Fruit and veg bingo game
- Healthy, balanced meal jigsaw
- Hypos - feelings
- Hypos - treatment
- Physical activity - puzzle
- Physical activity - diabetes doesn't hold you back
- Injection sites star chart.
You can use the resource sheets individually, or work through the series. Each sheet has instructions on how to use it, and is designed to be coloured in by your child.
Reviewed January 2009.