Resources for Families
The following information, resources, and activities are for families with young children whose schools and childcare providers have closed in response to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Hand Washing Guides for Young Children
One of the best defenses against the spread of the virus is washing hands frequently with soap and water. The guides below were created specifically for young children – we encourage you to download, print, and share them.
Educational Activities and Resources
For all ages:
For Infants and Toddlers:
For Birth through 5:
For Pre-K through Kindergarten:
Frog Street Online Learning The Username is: parent The Password is: parent (all lowercase)
For Pre-K through 3rd Grade:
Resource and Referral Network
Mariela's Music Time
Music and Play Time videos are now available for home-based providers to enjoy with the children in their care. Every video session includes interactive bilingual songs and fun activities in English and Spanish.
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Watch Previous Episodes of Mariela's Music Time
Mindfulness for Families
Check in with how you’re feeling with short mindfulness activities tuned to your emotions. Stop, Breathe, & Think is an app-based resource to help you and your family check in with how your’e feeling through short activities tuned to your emotions. Visit Stop, Breathe, & Think for more information.
HiMama has compiled resources with the feedback and support from the childcare community to help child care centers, teachers and families make the most of these uncertain times to continue providing great care for our children. This resource can be found at: https://www.himama.com/resources/coronavirus-tips-daycare-closure