Mighty Bobcats Counselors' Corner

Welcome Mighty Bobcats!

We are providing you with some helpful information to help you through the present COVID19 situation. Please e-mail or call us if you have any questions or concerns.

We miss you and hope to see you very soon!

Sincerely,

Mrs. M. Sanchez

956-273-4411

956-307-9552 (mobile)

melissas@laredoisd.org

Mrs. J. Puig

956-273-4406

956-307-9551 (mobile)

jpuig@laredoisd.org






Dealing with COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

This is a stressful and overwhelming time!

These are some good strategies that can help you and your family cope with the changes we have all had to make throughout this experience. It is important that you take care of yourself and each other.

What is COVID-19

www.brainpop.com/health/diseasesinjuriesandconditions/coronavirus/

How to talk to kids about COVID-19

www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources-and-podcasts/school-climate-safety-and-crisis/health-crisis-resources/talking-to-children-about-covid-19-(coronavirus)-a-parent-resource?fbclid=IwAR2qPcQ9tTi8fF3Ci81foJsGwstAEjhbPt5LLkUCn77w_2rzqWceI_OdFpM

What should I do to stay safe?

  1. Wash your hands often and before you eat. Wash them at least 20 seconds and make sure you get the space in between your fingers and the backs of your hands clean!

  2. Try to avoid touching your nose, mouth, eyes, and whole face with unwashed hands.

  3. Practice healthy habits! Eat healthy foods, drink lots of water, get some exercise, and get plenty of sleep.

  4. If you need to sneeze and cough, sneeze into a tissue or the inside of your elbow.

  5. Follow directions from the trusted adults in your life. They want to take care of you!

What can I do if I'm feeling worried?

Circle of support

  1. Talk about how you are feeling with the people you trust at home.

  2. If you have questions, ask the people you trust to help you understand.

  3. Keep in touch with friends, even if you're not seeing them at school everyday.

  4. Video chat or call a loved one who doesn't live near you.

Set small, daily goals

Keep your focus on real things you can do! Set small, daily goals for yourself and keep track of your goals. Set a goal about how much you will read each day, how long you will practice your free throws each day, how many nice things you'll say to family members each day, or something else that's important to you!

Look for the fun

Shift your focus away from the worries and do something fun!

  1. Play a board game with your family.

  2. Have a dance party.

  3. Paint, draw, write, or create!

Breath it Out

If your body is feeling restless or keyed up, take some time to sit and slow your breathing. Try these easy exercises by tracing your finger over the lines and breathing along with them. Repeat at least 5 times.

Time Capsule.pdf