With all that’s going on in the world right now it can be hard for little minds to wrap their heads around it all.
But Gifford Circus’ Tweedy the Clown has released a fun and cheerful video for kids to enjoy on how to reduce the risk of spreading coronavirus.
In a video shared on the Cheltenham Borough Council’s Twitter Tweedy says: “Hello Cheltenham! It’s me! It’s Tweedy, Tweedy the Clown and I’m here to say let’s reduce the spread of this pesky virus. Hmm “how can we keep each other safe?” I hear you sat, well, let’s find out!”
In the clip he jokes that in order to give himself plenty of space between people he uses “Steven the ‘social distancing broom’ before waving it at an unsuspecting statue.
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He tells viewers to wear their face coverings or masks and keep them “nice and clean”. Before heading to the bathroom to wash his hands, singing, “Wash your hands like you do, when you do a poo, Lots of water like you ought to, from the sink not the loo”.
Joined by his friends Barry, Computery, Kieth, Parroty and Pants Case he explains the rule of six and advises people to download the NHS track and trace app.
You can see the full video at the top of this article, but be warned, that hand washing toilet song is a bit of an ear worm!
You can see Tweedy the Clown in his reduced pantomime at the Everyman Theatre Cheltenham this Christmas, which is described as “guaranteed to have more laughs cast”.