Resources for Parents

See below for educational resources that can help children adjust to the new lifestyle and keep kids growing, thinking and learning during COVID-19. See the the OPA events calendar to register for weekly postdoc parent meetings over Zoom (Tuesdays at 8:30PM).

External Resources

Talking to Children about COVID-19: a parent resource National Association of Schools Psychologists

Talking to kids about COVID19: Tips from expertNY Faily guidelines to talk to children about COVID-19

NPR Podcast for kidsExplain COVID topics

Guidelines to speak to children about COVID19Child Mind Institute

Activities for kids at home

Day-by-day projects to keep kids thinking - Bilingual (English and Spanish) resources

Educational resources for kids

NSF supported STEM resources for home learning

Little Kids Rock - Music lessions every weekday at 12PM and 3PM EST.

Change for kids - Digital, a free resource for 3rd-6th graders and their parents that features videos about science, reading, art and chorus, with various live classes

Khan Academy for teachers and parents

Brooklyn Museum- Resources for parents and teachers

Resources from several organizations related to chidren during COVID19