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  • Monica Gutierrez Kirwan

Resources for Families during Coronavirus Closing

Updated: Mar 31, 2020

Resources on How to Talk to your KIds about Coronavirus

Child Mind Institute, Talking to Kids about the Coronavirus

National Association of School Psychologists Talking to children about COVID-19 (multilingual resources available)

11 Questions Parents May Have About Coronavirus

PBS How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus.

How to talk to Kids about Coronavirus, NY Times.

General article on how to help kids maintain resilience.

Brainpop Coronavirus Page

Video: How to talk to your children about Coronavirus

Fun and Relaxing Ideas for the Whole Family

Audible, new site with FREE streaming

Anyone can enjoy unlimited streaming of hundred of titles for kids and families, different languages - English, Spanish, French, Italian, German and Japanese

1200 Museums and Cultural Sites to Visit on a Virtual Tour

Broadway HD is offering a free 7 day trial Stream Broadway hits for free!

You can now download over 300,000 books from the NYPL for free

275+ Enrichment Activities for Children While Parents Work Remotely

The Paris Opera is screening performances online for free

Mental Health Resources for Parents and Families (Yes, you have to take care of yourselves first!)

NYC Well/ Thrive NYC.

Mental health support you can access by text, chat or phone.

Homeschooling is not the same as Crisis schooling

Caring for your Mental Health Despite the Coronavirus

How to use Emotional Freedom Technique (Tapping) to calm your state:

Tapping for calm:

Emotional first aid-

Therapists Guide to Emotional Health in a Pandemic

Tips for handling your own anxiety through grounding techniques:

Tips for how to avoid passing your anxiety to family:

Meditation Websites

Guided Meditations

Helping Out, Lending a Hand

New York State, Get Involved: How You Can Help

Community Resources

Councilmember Brad Lander's site.

Councilmember Brad Lander's office has done an amazing job at compiling a huge list of helpful resources.

DOE Resources and Updates

Department of Education Updates on Coronavirus

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): What You Need to Know



DOE Updates Archive: You can find all communications in the archive at the bottom of this link:

PS 29 School Communications and Updates Regarding Coronavirus

March 12: Cancellation of Activities at PS 29

March 12: First Grade Field Trip Cancellations

March 12: Kindergarten Field Trip Cancellations

March 11: Coronavirus and Health Update


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