‘We are moving to a new home, where the lakes freeze in winter. I am visiting my Grandma to say goodbye.’ The little girl in this story loves visiting her Grandma’s sewing studio and watching her make things, and is worried about leaving Grandma behind and not being able to see her. Grandma re-assures her and is making her a warm coat which will envelop her like a big hug.
The message of love despite separation is comforting for all those grandchildren and grandparents who are now in self-isolation or social distancing due to the corona virus. Soothes anxiety caused by lock down and school closure and shows ways communication can still take place.