News

New York State on Pause has been extended for two more weeks, through May 28.

How to talk to your kids about Coronavirus

The gist of it is, stay calm. We set the tone for how our kids are going to react.

Be honest, but age appropriate, “We (everyone is) are staying home to keep germs from spreading to our friends.” 

Be relatable, “You know how we get a cold and you don’t feel well and you have to stay at home if you get a fever? Right now, we are being helpers by staying home.”  

As long as we allow our children to share their thoughts, it becomes less scary for them. Reassure them, there are lots of grown ups helping those who are sick and appreciate us helping, by staying home.

Click the link for tips from an expert on how to talk to kids about the Coronavirus.

Where to get the latest updates on the Coronavirus:

NYC Department of Health

NYC Department of Education

New York State Department of Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

World Health Organization

CLASSROOM SCHEDULES

Dragonflies Daily Schedule
Fireflies Daily Schedule
Bumblebees Daily Schedule
Ladybugs Daily Schedule
Grasshoppers Daily Schedule

RESOURCES & WEBSITES

The following links are resources and activities you can do with your littles at home:

Download the “Libby” app for books at all levels. Picture books. Read Alongs. & more, for FREE.

Vroom

Kinedu

Noggin

PBS Kids

ABCMouse

Active Littles

Brain Pop Jr.

Busy Toddler

Sesame Street

Circletime Fun

Highlights Kids

Learning 4 Kids

Raising Dragons

Hello Wonderful

Duck Duck Moose

The Activity Mom

World Book Online

Little Twisters Yoga

Preschool Inspirations

I Heart Crafty Things

Fun learning for kids

National Geographic Kids

Learn at home with Scholastic

NYC DOE: Early Childhood: Learn at Home

NYC DOE: Additional Resources for Learning at Home

Children’s book authors are offering free online videos

Doodle with Mo Willems from the comfort of your home

Your kids can watch astronauts reading stories from space 

Have some of your favorite children’s stories read to you by movie stars

100 Indoor activities for kids from Thebestideasforkids.com

12 Famous museums that offer virtual tours from the comfort of your couch

List of education companies offering free subscriptions during school closings

https://www.instagram.com/savewithstories/

https://www.instagram.com/petethecatofficial/

https://www.instagram.com/littleoneslearn/?hl=en

https://www.instagram.com/teachtalkinspire/?hl=en

MUSIC

Pinkfong!

Cocomelon

Patty Shukla

The Wiggles

The Kiboomers

The Singing Walrus

The Learning Station

The Laurie Berkner Band

GoNoodle | Get Moving

Super Simple Learning

Super Simple Songs – Kids Songs

Preschool Inspirations – Music Section

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