Resources for Kids at Home
There are lots of online resources to keep kids busy during this time. Many of the ideas listed on the Tips for Staying at Home page are also suitable for children and teens.
Be sure to check in with your kids about their feelings during this time. They may feel worried, afraid, or confused by what they are seeing and hearing at the moment. Let them know that their feelings make sense and that you share their feelings (if you do).
This article lists many, including educational programs that are available for free in case your child’s school is not equipped to move to online teaching:
- Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems at the Kennedy Center (live daily, but also available later on this channel)
Online education options:
Drawing lessons, book readings, and more:
- Listen to audio books for free through stories.audible.com/start-listenAudible Stories
- The SaveWithStories instagram account has videos of famous people reading stories in English and Spanish
Sample activity schedules: