More kids than we think have do deal with issues around grieving and death. Here are links to a few resources that may help you talk with your child.
How to talk to your school age child about death
Sesame Street – Grief
If you are trying to decide if your child should attend a funeral here is some information to help you make that decision.
There are all kinds of opportunities for kids to learn and practice social skills (sharing, friendships, problem solving, etc.).
Strategies for Parents & Teachers to deal with a variety of social challenges.
Often Elementary students can learn how to deal with a variety of topics through bibliotherapy (reading/having books read to them about the topic) below is a link to various topics and books that discuss them.