April 2020

Family Resources

We’ve all been inundated with resources lately. Here are some of our favorites for families with young children:

https://www.healthychildren.org
The AAP’s parent-facing website is full up-to-date information and resources.

 https://www.zerotothree.org/resources/3210-tips-for-families-coronavirus
Compilation of articles that include advice on talking to children about the virus, how to care for yourselves and your families during this time, and some activity ideas.

https://www.promisestudio.org/
A single destination for parents, caregivers, educators, and program leaders to find helpful resources for parents and young children during this time.

https://wideopenschool.org/programs/family/prek-5/access-for-all/
Compilation of resources that address a variety of needs families may be facing including access to food resources, low-cost technology, and internet services.

https://parents-together.org/
ParentsTogether offers the latest parenting advice and resources as well as an online community, Coronavirus Parents: Parenting in a Pandemic group, for folks wanting to connect with other families who are trying to make it through this time.

https://brightbytext.org/
Bright by Text sends free games, tips, and resources right to your cell phone tailored to your child’s age.

https://www.storylineonline.net/
Storyline hosts free virtual readings of children’s books. Each video animates the pictures in the books and includes an activity guide.

https://www.sesamestreet.org/caring
Sesame Street’s Caring for Each Other initiative offers resources for parents, free e-books, videos, activity ideas, and more for families.

https://talkingisteaching.org/assets/illustrations/indoor-toolkit-v6.pdf
Indoor activity tool-kit that focuses on activities that don’t require any special materials.

https://www.kennedy-center.org/education/mo-willems/
Join author and artist Mo Willems in his virtual studio for doodling, drawing and writing fun.

https://stories.audible.com/start-listen
Audible makes hundreds of children’s books available to stream for free.