Information for Families
Information for kids
- BrainPOP, a cool educational website with animated movies and activities for students in grades K-12.
- Comic for kids explaining COVID-19, including a “zine” version that you can print and fold from National Public Radio (NPR).
- Kid’s videos about COVID-19, PBS KIDS.
- Facts about coronavirus - what kids need to know, National Geographic.
- Sesame Street printables and videos on topics such as handwashing and healthy routines.
- Wash your hands with Baby Shark and stay safe from COVID-19.
Information for adults
- American Academy of Pediatrics advises parents experiencing stress over COVID-19, 23 Mar 2020.
- Comprehensive information for parents on COVID-19, American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
- Comprehensive information on COVID-19, Children’s National Hospital in Washington, DC (in English or Spanish!).
- Coronavirus Resource Library, American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP). AACAP has compiled resources for parents, patients, and clinicians to help with the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
- Coronavirus Resources & Tips for Parents, Children & Others, Prevent Child Abuse America.
- Guidance on talking to children about COVID-19 from the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).
- Resources during COVID-19, Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL), a leader in the field of SEL.
- Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) and self-care resources for educators, schools and parents, Panorama.
- Tips for parents on managing stress and anxiety in yourself and your children related to COVID-19, Centers for Disease Control and Preventio (CDC).
- Tips for talking with children about COVID-19, CDC.
- Tips for talking with children about COVID-19, Child Mind Institute, an independent national nonprofit serving children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders.
- Tips on talking to children about COVID-19, PBS KIDS.
- Two-minute interview with an AAP pediatrician with advice on playdates, Good Morning America.