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PBS Kids Sesame Street

Caring for Each Other is friendly child oriented information to provide support to families during the COVID-19 health crisis. The site is filled with content parents can use to spark playful learning, offer children comfort, and focus a bit on yourself, too with familiar Sesame Street Characters.

How You and Your Kids can De-Stress during COVID-19

If you are feeling stress about COVID-19, you are not alone. Here are some tools and an enjoyable video for kids and parents to use to help navigate these worries.

How to Talk to Your Kids about COVID-19

With coronavirus being a concern for grown ups, kids might also be worrying. Here's how to talk about COVID-19 with your young children, plus a friendly enjoyable video.

How many positives can you think of

This activity helps youth to use a lens of optimism to identify the positive aspects of their lives.

Student self-care toolkit - designed for high school/college students This website is under revision. Don’t give up if not all links are active.

This self-care toolkit includes great information regarding managing stress, exercise, nutrition, sleep, goal setting, and much more.

What I Can Control

An activity for students to focus on what they can control when they want to control everything.

Relaxation (grades 3-5)

Cartoon video explaining how to do the 4-7-8 Breathing Exercise 

Progressive Muscle Relaxation for Kids

Relaxation (grades 6-12)

Relaxation video

Progressive Muscle Relaxation

Mindfulness Meditation (9-12)

 Mindful awareness is what gives us the ability to choose our behavior.

Meditation with all 5 senses (upper elementary through high school)

We all know our 5 senses, but do we use them all as a calming technique? This resource teaches you how to do this.

Mindfulness Breathing (grades 6-12)

Learn how to do the mindfulness breathing exercise called the Lazy 8 Breathing.

Mindfulness (grades 3-8)

Complete a mindfulness activity called the Mindful Finger Maze while focusing on your breathing to help relax and calm your mind.

Covibook-supporting and reassuring children - Multiple Language resource

All children benefit from learning about COVID-19 and to be reassured of their safety. This child-friendly resource is available in 25 different languages.

Calm - app

App for sleep and meditation, reduce stress and anxiety

YoMind - app

Fusing yoga, mindfulness, and neuroscience education to optimize physical and mental health

Headspace - app

This special collection of meditation, sleep, and movement exercises below are designed to help you keep a strong and healthy mind in the midst of this global health crisis.