ELEMENTARY RESOURCES

RESOURCES FOR TALKING TO KIDS ABOUT COVID-19

Social/emotional learning Resources

Building Positive Behaviors

Suggestions from MCPASD Student Services on building positive behaviors

~A social story for what “social distancing” means.

~This is a link that Zone-using students will know, it’s just a simple way for kids to express how they are feeling and reminds them of the various tools in their tool box they may choose to use. If you’re unsure if your student has learned the “Zones” language, just ask them. Link to the Zones check-in.

~Great general social-emotional learning resource for caregivers, but these videos are specific to emotion with Covid-19.

https://www.jesselewischooselove.org/vlog/

~Ultimate Guide to Mental Health and Education Resources for Kids and Teens

https://onlinecounselingprograms.com/resources/ultimate-guide-to-mental-health-and-edu

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Conscious Discipline has a history of creating quality social-emotional resources for early learners. They are regularly creating new resources to respond to the situation created by the current pandemic.

Some recent highlights include:

  • ~Yoga, Mindfulness and Relaxation Designed for Kids Aged 3+

https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

~Videos for Sleep, Meditation and Relaxation

https://app.www.calm.com/meditate


~Short Mindfulness breathing activities for younger students introducing to mindfulness


~Howard B. Wigglebottom Books, Animated Books, Songs, Posters and Lessons

https://wedolisten.org/

~Elementary Resources to teach healthy practices, hand-washing, etc.

https://jr.brainpop.com/health/

Distance Learning Support

~ This is a facebook group that is dedicated to supporting families as we work through the Covid process at home. Ideas to stay busy and learn/enjoy life still

~Coloring online- no markers needed!

Staying active even indoors

https://www.gonoodle.com/for-families/

~ For our upper elementary students--Being away from friends is very hard for tweens and teens. This is a resource to help caregivers support children grieving their peers and all the activities they may be missing.