Resources

Below are links to some helpful information.

Play is not frivolous; it is brain building" –American Academy of Pediatrics

COVID-19

Kids need less academic pressure and more support after a year of isolation and learning losses

Balancing academic pressure and pandemic stress? This is a great article reminding parents the importance of putting children's well-being before academic expectations.

The Washington Post

Keeping Kids Engaged in Remote Learning

Tips for coping with the challenges of virtual school.

Child Mind Institute

My 2020 COVID Time Capsule

Natalie Long, of Long Creations, has designed this free pdf workbook to help children process this difficult yet momentous time. The workbook offers children a chance to create a unique document of their pandemic experience, something they can look back on in years to come.

Long Creations

Fighting the Big Virus: Trinka, Sam, and Littletown Work Together

This is a great book for elementary aged children (5-11) made available to download for free from Piplo Productions. It has a companion booklet for parents/caregivers with further tips and resources for coping during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Piplo Productions

Unstuck!: 10 Things to Do to Stay Safe and Sane During the Pandemic

Magination Press® has provided a free download of this ebook geared for children aged 13-18.

American Psychological Association

A Kid's Guide to Coronavirus

Magination Press® has provided a free download of this ebook suitable for children aged 3-8.

American Psychological Association

Early Childhood Tips

Erikson Institute’s Early Childhood Experts Share 10 Tips for Children & Families Navigating the COVID-19 Outbreak.

Erikson Institute