LEGO Canadian Prime Minter Justin Trudeau reassures children about Covid-19

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Youtube/Tyler Walsh
Youtube/Tyler Walsh

The Covid-19 pandemic has affected the lives of millions of children around the world, and as resilient as we may hope they are, they need reassurance that everything will be ok, and thanks for doing their part. 

During one of his daily press conferences, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shared a message for Canadian children.

He thanked them for for helping to slow the spread of the virus, and commented on how they can do their part in the fight against Covid-19.

It's been called "a powerful statement", and was since turned into "a version all kids will want to watch", thanks to a Canadian father, Tyler Walsh, who made the Lego version at home together with his children.

One parent commented that their 8 year old watched it and said "I like how they made it less scary."

Another posted that "It is so important to not only explain it to children, but also allow them to feel proud of what they're doing and feel like they are doing something important, which they are."

Watch the video here, or on Youtube:

 

The PM himself was impressed with the video, responding to Walsh in a tweet that read: "This is really great, Tyler. I think my kids - and a whole lot of others - will get a kick out of this, all while hearing how they can help out too. Thanks for helping spread that message."

 

Also see: New Zealand's PM says the Easter Bunny is an essential worker

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