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In this 4-minute video, Kura the crab explains the COVID-19 vaccine to tamariki (children) aged 5-11 years. Kura has a hard hermit crab shell for protection. Kura talks about how the vaccine protects communities from COVID-19. He talks to children about how they might feel when getting the vaccine.

Kura the crab talks to children about the COVID-19 vaccine
Kura group

This downloadable teacher resource accompanies the Kura the crab video.

The resource offers activities that support health and scientific literacy and learning about COVID-19 and vaccinations using the video.

Target age - 5 to 11 years.

COVID-19 vaccination pamphlets for Cook Islands schools are found at this link.