BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY
Virtual programing for kids of all ages, including: yoga, storytime, games, and more
NYC PARKS DEPARTMENT
NYC Parks is making important service changes. Find out more about additional safety precautions, program cancellations, and potential closures before you head to a park or recreation center.
NEW YORK STATE PARKS
The Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and the State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) encourage New Yorkers to recreate locally, practice social distancing, and use common sense to protect themselves and others.
CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF MANHATTAN
While the Museum is closed, CMOM educators are creating videos, sing-a-longs, games and more for families to do together at home.
NEW YORK HALL OF SCIENCE
Subscribe to get new at-home activities and projects in your email inbox every week and to access NYSCI’s collection of free, at-home games, activities, apps, experiments and projects, organized by grade level.
MINDFULNESS FOR PARENTS
Mindfulness is one strategy that can reduce the stress of being a parent. Mindfulness is a way of being. Practicing mindfulness means paying attention to what’s happening in the moment and accepting those experiences and feelings without judgment. What does that look like in the everyday life of a parent?
THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS ADVISES PARENTS EXPERIENCING STRESS OVER COVID-19
RESOURCES FOR SUPPORTING CHILDREN’S EMOTIONAL WELL-BEING DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Guidance, recommendations, and resources provided by child trauma experts at Child Trends and the Child Trauma Training Center at the University of Massachusetts.
HOW TO TALK TO YOUR KIDS ABOUT CORONAVIRUS
Activities and printable worksheets.
A digital library of dozens of children’s books read by celebrated actors.
NEW YORK STATE PARENT PORTAL
Parenting tips, activities and information on how to talk to your children about the Coronavirus.
COVID 19: RESOURCES FOR KINSHIP CAREGIVERS IN NYS
COVID-19 resources for kinship caregivers in New York State; general information and guidance, statewide/regional resources, Kinship Navigator fact sheets.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS
A webpage with tips for parents on how to talk with their children about Coronavirus. The tip sheets are available for download in English, Spanish, Amharic, Chinese, Korean, French, and Vietnamese.
Resources and ideas to help your family find ways to breathe, laugh, and play together.
MY HERO IS YOU
“My Hero is You” is a book written for children around the world affected by the COVID-19 pandemic
Digital Literacy, Inclusion, and Safety Council Resources (DLISC)
The DLISC provides a number of resources that covers a comprehensive list of financial assistance and Internet Service programs for eligible families and individuals. It’s a helpful guide especially at this time when schools and businesses have shifted to working and learning from home.