Helping Families Through Covid 19

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 How is everyone  doing during this Covid 19 Virus outbreak?  This is a tough situation with so many normal things we do everyday has changed. So many places have closed, and school is probably closed until the fall.  To top it all we even had a earthquake!

I found this article from PBS Kids“How To Talk To Your Kids About Coronavirus” inspired by Mr. Rogers’ who explained “Anything that’s human is mentionable, and anything that is mentionable can be more manageable. When we can talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting and less scary.” It is a great way to talk to our kids about this virus.

Schools have arranged for kids to get homework from their schools via Google Classroom, but for kids that do not have access to to internet Access from AT&T is offering a  low-cost home internet package for qualifying individuals and households. 

You can Click below for the most recent map of school closures across the USA.

Map: COVID-19 and School Closures (EduWeek)

Check with your local schools for FREE lunches during the weekdays for kids ages 18 and younger. Turn the Page and learn more at National Hunger Hotline (Hunger Free America) for more information.

So after homework let me offer some help to families for get through Covid 19 with ideas and resources that will help us all get through this with our kids.

Mattel just launched the Mattel Playroom, a NEW FREE ONLINE RESOURCE that is offering printable activities, games, crafting projects and more.

Get FREE Educational Materials At Peanuts To Help At This Time.

Sesame NEW “Caring for Each Other” Workshop Is a Wonderful Place To Go Everyday. They Have 110 Sesame Street eBooks To Download For FREE + NEW Videos and Learning-At-Home Resources.

 

Hop Over To Audible.com and Enjoy Lots Of FREE Stories Just For Kidsand Teens To Stream On Your Desktop, Laptop, Phone Or Tablet.

Lots Of FREE FULL Movies To Watch On Your Tube!

Jack and The Beanstalk…..A fairy tale character who is about to flunk out of fairy tale school, Jack must perform a heroic deed by Monday or fail miserably, just like his father before him. Anxious to make good, Jack sells his C.O.W. (Computer of Wonder) for a handful of magic beans and a mysterious book that records his adventures

Set Up a Virtual Game Room For Your Family and Friends From PlayingCards.io

The virtual card table website offers a free version of “Cards Against Humanity” that supports up to six players per game.

Because Of Covid 19 Noggin, a Learning App From NickJr. is FREE For 90 Days. Your Pre-School Kids Will Love It.  You will have access to an ever-expanding library of eBooks, learning games, interactive episodes, activities, and more.

Do your kids need a haircut? Lots of great videos on You Tube to learn how to do this….

We love to garden. Get your family and if you have a plot of land get it ready to garden. Or you can order a Garden Kit….. (Lots To Choose From). You could even let the kids build their own raised garden bed and plant their own garden.


Disney Magic Moments has a NEW Digital Series Olaf At Home. There are stories, videos, and activities to inspire imagination among kids, fans, and families alike.

 

Disney Magic Moments Launches New At Home With Olaf Digital Series

Calling All Grandparents….Get The App Caribu  It’s FREE!  You can draw together, read bedtime stories, solve puzzles, cook, and even visit museums in real-time with the kids, no matter the distance.
 It Has Been Named One Of Time’s Best Inventions Of 2019!

 

 

TIME for Kids is offering their Digital Library For FREE  for the rest of the school year. Turn the Page and Get The Family Started.

Checkout Outschool (for kids) – Because Of Covid19 They Are Offering FREE Online Classes For Kids 3-18!

 

This Is So Awesome…..FREE Downloadable Books For Your Daughter To Read From American Girls, New Books Added Every Week.

 

Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard have created  Camp Hello Bello… because they know being a parent at this time is hard. Camp is FREE and there are even Giveaways.  Turn the Page and Get The Schedule  For The Week.

Families Need This Book In Their Home…..What Happens When the Coronavirus Changes EVERYTHING?  Turn the Page for a FREE Download From Mighty and Bright!

Virtual School Day: Over 100 free live K-12 classes available all day long intended to help parents fill their children’s day with enriched learning. Some popular classes are “Intro to Spanish for Kids”, “Coolest Women in History”, “Java Programming Basics”, and “The Story of Your Favorite Fairy Tales”. We have received exceptional ratings from thousands of parents and students. 

Virtual Summer Camps: Free half-day summer camps will be a week-long, with enrichment-based classes in subjects like foreign languages, chess, theater, coding, Minecraft, how to be a detective, photography and more.

These live, interactive classes will be taught by expert instructors vetted through Varsity Tutors’ platform. We already have 200 camps scheduled for the summer.

 

I will update more as I get them. Please Stay Safe!

 

 

 

 

 

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