This 8 minute video from the Kentucky Department for Public Health features a preschool teacher speaking directly to preschool-aged children about why they can’t be in school and how they might be feeling, as well as what they can do to stay safe and healthy. There are also several age-appropriate activities for inside and outside. … Continue reading Staying Healthy and Happy at Home: A Teacher Talks to Preschool Children
This 5 minute video from the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services offers suggestions from an Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist on how you can keep young children engaged, calm, and collected during the coronavirus crisis. To see more of our COVID-19 Resources, click the “COVID-19” button below.
An interdisciplinary team of Stanford students created a virtual map showing where local schoolchildren can receive free meals during school closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Meal pickup locations are being set up around the country — check with your local school district for information. https://news.stanford.edu/2020/03/26/stanford-students-map-free-meals-bay-area-schoolchildren/ To see more of our COVID-19 Resources, click the … Continue reading Map of Free Meal Locations for Bay Area Schoolchildren
This recent Time magazine article offers tips for creating daily routines to keep young children engaged and learning while out of school. In addition to laying out a framework based on school schedules, the article offers specific activity suggestions for indoor play, outdoor activity, screen time, and more. https://time.com/5803373/coronavirus-kids-at-home-activities/ To see more of our COVID-19 … Continue reading Creating Routines for Kids at Home Due to School Closures
This commercial videoconferencing program is offering free access during the coronavirus pandemic. You can create a login to meet individually or with groups for up to 40 minutes. Webcam and microphone are required. The Zoom website also offers video tutorials, live demonstrations, webinars, and articles on best practices. https://zoom.us/docs/en-us/covid19.html
This online learning program for children in grades K-3 is offering free access during school closures. Find games, videos, and interactive lessons on Health, Science, Reading & Writing, Math, Arts and Technology. Simply click the “Request Access” button at the top of the home screen to use these resources during school closure. https://jr.brainpop.com
Find engaging learning games, animated movies, and activities in a variety of subjects including Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Arts & Music, Health & SEL, Engineering & Tech. This online learning program is offering free access during school closures — simply click the “Request Access” button at the top of the home page. https://www.brainpop.com