K-2 Resources for COVID-19

Activities and resources for your youngest Bubbler:

*How to talk to your child about Coronavirus: How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus *Health Emergencies: Videos and articles to help your child: https://sesamestreetincommunities.org/topics/health-emergencies/ *Handwashing video with Sesame Street friends: Washy Wash your hands


*Flocabulary: Managing Anxiety and Worry for kids: 


*DIY Glitter Jar: Take a glass jar or plastic bottle and fill it up with water, glitter, and a couple drops of food coloring. Breathe your way to calm. Glitter Jar | Esme & Roy Videos | PBS KIDS

*Breathing: when we are anxious and upset, our heart rate increases and our breathing becomes more shallow. When we take deep breaths, we send a message back to the brain: “It’s okay to calm down”Belly Breathing *Self-Hug: When you have big feelings, give yourself a big hug: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xa_qNH8u3OM&disable_polymer=true *Book: Slumberkins presents: “Fox” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQiWcbpboGg
"Fox's mantra" by Slumberkins:
 I am Safe. I am loved.
I can get through this part.
It's not my fault things have changed.
I can keep an open heart. 

*Resources for Resilience. Self-calming techniques


*Calm App: Calm App Poster Image FREE meditation and sleep stories

*Youtube: search “Guided Imagery for kids” Before bedtime, have your child take a hot air balloon ride, build a tree house or take a spaceship ride to the moon.

Family Connections:

*Sign up for a daily email newsletter from PBS for fun daily activities: PBS KIDS DAILY

*Smiling Mind App: Smiling Mind App Poster ImageFREE meditation app geared towards enriching parent-child interactions 

*Activity: Making Emotions Move: https://artwithheart.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Make-Your-Emotions-Move-Lesson-Art-with-Heart.pdf

*Activity: Emotions Map: https://artwithheart.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Emotions-Map-Lesson-Art-with-Heart.pdf

*Quality media and at-home learning opportunities: https://www.commonsensemedia.org/resources-for-families-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic *Parent Toolkit: Supporting Social Emotional Learning in your child: Parent toolkit
*Ready Rosie: Videos to support the whole child. Email [email protected] for access codes to view activities.