Parent Resources - Helping Students Cope at Home

NASP Information

 

Handling disappointment when everything is cancelled:

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/18/parenting/coronavirus-kids-events-cancelled.html?fbclid=IwAR0LggzIx1l16qqp2D0Q__L64pnr6EXFkyOgtVFBDM_Ber-qPKdN7zWKl5w

 

What’s Up with this Coronavirus? Comic for Kids

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Mind Yeti Videos

Mind Yeti provides a great way for everyone to practice mindfulness.  At the following link are over 15 videos of mindfulness sessions that help kids and families calm their minds, check in with their bodies, and notice their surroundings.

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLiaUKiwbiHMQDQLCXoPaMMYotldKlUQCw

 

Sesame Street Little Children, Big Challenges

Young children face new challenges at every age and stage. That’s why it’s so important to help them build the skills they need to become resilient. With self-confidence and the ability to express themselves, little ones will be able to handle whatever may come their way and will just keep getting stronger.

https://www.cfchildren.org/resources/sesame-street-little-children-big-challenges/general-resilience/

 

How to Talk to your Kids About Coronavirus

This is an article written by PBS Kids about how to talk to children about coronavirus.  You will find tips for handwashing, covering coughs, and practicing healthy habits.

https://www.pbs.org/parents/thrive/how-to-talk-to-your-kids-about-coronavirus

 

Support for Helpers during Coronavirus

Resources from the Fred Rogers Center in addition to partner organizations for those of you looking for ways to create learning opportunities and structure for children.

https://www.fredrogerscenter.org/what-we-do/child-wellness/coronavirus-response

 

ParentTeen Connect

For families with older children, this resource provides an online experience they can share together. It’s loaded with videos, resources, and useful advice to help teens and the adults in their lives address hot-button topics.

CNET Everything you need to know…

Resources for working, cooking, and coping while practicing social distancing.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/covid-19-everything-you-need-to-know-to-stay-healthy-and-entertained-while-stuck-at-home/

 

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network Parent Guide

Support in understanding and coping during this time.  The guide provide information on children’s developmental/age reactions and how to help.

https://www.nctsn.org/sites/default/files/resources/fact-sheet/outbreak_factsheet_1.pdf