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Talking To Your Children About COVID

Talking to kids about Covid 19

 

Talking to Kids about the Coronavirus by Rachel Ehmke

https://childmind.org/article/talking-to-kids-about-the-coronavirus/?fbclid=IwAR08r6KX_G0MbLYoy2HhVFMks8B3Gd2uBcUvhUJGufXTtO_V3AB1HNhOJ9M#.XmuSnrX-SKY.facebook

 

Good tips from NASP

https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources-and-podcasts/school-climate-safety-and-crisis/health-crisis-resources/talking-to-children-about-covid-19-(coronavirus)-a-parent-resource

 

PBS comic covid19 conversation for kids:

How to talk to your anxious child or teen about Coronavirus by Richa Bhatia, MD, FAPA

https://adaa.org/learn-from-us/from-the-experts/blog-posts/consumer/how-talk-your-anxious-child-or-teen-about

 

PBS video “Federal Burau of Ick” teaches kids to wash hands and fight germs in general

https://whyy.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/66417bcc-b9e7-4e0e-a41b-c0ffe449d9f8/the-federal-bureau-of-ick/

 

 

Educational Resources, Things to Do with Kids:

WHYY/PBS Educational Resources, lesson plans, videos, etc. for all ages

(Lots of free resources. Also lesson plans for a fee)

 

https://whyy.org/whyy-brings-the-classroom-home/

 

https://whyy.pbslearningmedia.org

 

Moe Willems Lunch Doodles-Piggie and Gerald, etc. books for kids. Moe shows kids how to draw-You Tube videos

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL14hRqd0PELGbKihHuTqx_pbvCLqGbOkF

 

 

For Us (teachers, parents…)--Managing Anxiety:

 

From childmind website (Stephanie Clarke sent this)

https://childmind.org/coping-during-covid-19-resources-for-parents/ 

 

COVID-19 Lockdown Guide- How to manage Anxiety and Isolation during Quarantine by Dr. Aarti Gupta, PsyD

https://adaa.org/learn-from-us/from-the-experts/blog-posts/consumer/covid-19-lockdown-guide-how-manage-anxiety-and

 

Martin Seligman-managing stress

https://penntoday.upenn.edu/news/tips-to-help-stay-calm-amid-coronavirus-COVID19-uncertainty

 

Yale Webinars

https://news.yale.edu/2020/03/24/yale-webinars-using-emotional-intelligence-combat-covid-19-anxiety

 

Yale Happiness course (This is the favorite course on campus. Free on line

https://us.cnn.com/2020/03/23/health/yale-happiness-course-wellness/index.html

 

Harvard Business Review-It’s Grief you’re feeling-6th stage=finding meaning. This is a good read.
https://hbr.org/2020/03/that-discomfort-youre-feeling-is-grief?utm_source=facebook&utm_campaign=hbr&utm_medium=social

 

 

Volunteer:

You can volunteer to help in various ways around the neighborhood at pennwynne.care or you can call 484-362-1322.  Done!

 

Fun Stuff to Do (For Us):

 Fun things to do amid closures-Inquirer by Grace Dickinson

https://www.inquirer.com/health/coronavirus/what-to-do-philly-coronavirus-indoors-quarantine-fun-activities-online-workout-classes-happy-hour-20200316.html

 

More fun things to do:

https://www.timeout.com

 

Sam Morril comedian Comedy Central

 

BMFI:

See email 3/24/2020 with “Theater 5” and links to music and streaming

(Must be/become a member to gain access)