Talking to Children about Covid-19
- UNICEF has assembled information especially for parents and caregivers on what they should know, as well as how those that work with children can have important conversations about this global pandemic.
- PBS has developed a resource on How to Talk to Your Kids about Coronavirus.
- The National Association of School Psychologists developed the parent resource, Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
- Italian children’s museums developed “A curious guide for courageous kids,” available in 15+ languages.
Resources for Families
- The Association of Children’s Museums is keeping track of the virtual programming offered by children’s museums around the world with Children’s Museums at Home.
- 211, a United Way project, is the most comprehensive source of locally curated social services information in the United States and Canada.
- The American Academy of Pediatrics’ website for parents has a constantly updated page on the novel coronavirus that covers both the science and practical guidance for parents.
- The Kennedy Center is hosting Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems.
- National Geographic curated a new Learn at Home site with educational resources to support the families during the crisis for students K-12. Activities are mapped by grade and subjects.
- The PBS KIDS Play and Learn Science app includes hands-on science projects with everyday materials, along with online science games and explorations.
- School Closures offers information for parents about at-home education when schools close.
- Science Mag, a publication from the American Association for the Advancement of Science, is sharing the latest science articles on all things COVID-19.