In Response to COVID-19 - Resources for Parents

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Please enjoy these resources for Parents with Young Kids at Home curated by Tamisha Williams Consulting.

Guidance on Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Remote Education: Centering equity, access, and educational justice 

Webinar: Resilience for Parents and Caregivers from Bright Morning Consulting

Parenting in the Age of COVID-19: EmbraceRace resource list

The Institute for Social and Emotional Learning’s resource list to support SEL during distance learning.

It Takes a Virtual Village: How a community can entertain and educate kids in the age of social distancing.

Take Care of Yourself Ideas compiled by The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Community Resources for Families compiled by The Center for Civic Engagement at Lick-Wilmerding High School

Bay Area COVID-19 Community Resources compiled by Freedom Family Clinics (Spanish version linked)

Community Resource Board from #PashFam

COVID-19 Community Resources curated by Voice of Witness

Wide Open School: a free collection of the best online learning experiences for kids curated by the editors at Common Sense.

Protective measures during Covid-19: quick tips from an organization committed to protecting children from sexual abuse and predators

Age-based guidelines from Enough Is Enough: nonprofit dedicated to making the internet safe for children and families 

 

The best-selling illustrator, Wendy MacNaughton, keeping kids busy with #drawtogether.

Lunch doodles with Mo Willems, the Kennedy Center Education Artist-in-Residence at Home

KidLit TV – Ready, Set, Draw video lessons featuring children’s books 

Jarrett Lerner has a “Finish the Comic” series; the comic is incomplete for you to add your own drawings to it. 

Debbie Ridpath Ohi has curated a YouTube channel with picture book read-alouds and activities for kids.

Grace Lin reading from her books and teaching kids how to draw images from her book 

The Big List of Children’s Authors Doing Online Read-Alouds & Activities 

Flamingo Rampant Storytime: feminist, racially-diverse, LGBTQ positive children’s books.

LeVar Burton Reads: Children’s books on Monday mornings.

Instagram accounts with ideas on activities to do with toddlers:

@busytoddler

@dayswithgrey

The Epic Scavenger Hunt Challenge 10 scavenger hunt photo-taking clues for each day of the week. 

The Bug Chicks Learn about our work studying bugs all over the world. 

K-8 activities for homes lacking tech/internet access that are NOT worksheets. (5 languages)

Pencil and Paper Games http://www.papg.com/index.html

Free virtual storytimes and drawing lessons, music classes and performances compiled by Common Sense Media

Virtual Concerts, Plays, and Museums You Can Enjoy From Home

Simple Activities for Children and Adolescents  curated by The National Child Traumatic Stress Network 

Sesame Street made their e-books free (scroll to the bottom of the page)

Mad Libs: An interactive story that you add words to.

13 Ways to Keep Kids Busy at Home