From Toddlers to Teens: How to Talk to Kids About Wearing Masks

From Toddlers to Teens: How to Talk to Kids About Wearing Masks

Getty Images Medical experts recommend wearing masks to slow the spread of COVID-19, alongside social or physical distancing and handwashing. You can then add ways we can help, such as wearing masks, keeping distance between ourselves and our friends, and washing our hands. That’s why Northington-Purdie said it can be helpful to provide evidence of everyone else wearing masks to your tween. “Beyond the safety of it, the case must be made that mask wearing is culturally and socially relevant,” Northington-Purdie explained. If their favorite musical artists or social icons are featured online wearing masks, it might be viewed more favorably by tweens.”

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