April 2020

Family Resources

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

The AAP’s parent-facing website is full up-to-date information and resources.

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.

A single destination for parents, caregivers, educators, and program leaders to find helpful resources for parents and young children during this time.

Compilation of resources that address a variety of needs families may be facing including access to food resources, low-cost technology, and internet services.

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.

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

Storyline hosts free virtual readings of children’s books. Each video animates the pictures in the books and includes an activity guide.

Sesame Street’s Caring for Each Other initiative offers resources for parents, free e-books, videos, activity ideas, and more for families.

Indoor activity tool-kit that focuses on activities that don’t require any special materials.

Join author and artist Mo Willems in his virtual studio for doodling, drawing and writing fun.

Audible makes hundreds of children’s books available to stream for free.