Creative connection ideas for prison visits

Date: 22nd July 2020
Category: Children of prisoners
Author: Barnardo's


The suspension of prison visits due to COVID-19 has meant more children are visiting loved ones through virtual means. This new resource contains creative ideas to encourage connection through a digital screen - or physical screen in the case of closed visits.

The resource provides age appropriate ‘activity boxes’ filled with ideas for the family member in prison to use on the call or in closed visiting spaces, it also offers top tips for the adult supporting the child and for the imprisoned family member.

Access these ideas here.