COVID-19 Support and Resources

Support

Child Mind Institute

Talking to Kids About the COVID-19

Child Trends

Resources for Supporting Children's Emotional Well-being durning the COVID-19 Pandemic

Mn Adopt

Mn Adopt Helpline: 1-855-670-HELP or 612-746-5137 Email: HELP-program@mnadopt.org

Through their deep understanding of trauma, attachment, adoption and permanency related considerations (i.e. behavioral challenges, parenting difficulties, therapeutic need, school challenges, identity, grief & loss…etc.), HELP Program staff are able to provide objective, individualized support and connection to the resources needed.

NAMI Minnesota

Mental Health Support and COVID-19

NCTSN: The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope With the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Sesame Street in Communities: Caring for Each Other

As a result of COVID-19, families around the world are needing to adjust, adapt and keep each other safe. In response, Sesame Workshop is launching the Caring for Each Other initiative – a long term commitment to supporting families for the duration of this crisis. Through this initiative, we will be introducing brand new content from Sesame Street and Streets around the world. Learn more.

 

Fun Activities for the Family

Animal Cameras

Monterey Bay Aquarium live cameras

Panda Cam at Zoo Atlanta

6 Animal Cams at Hudston Zoo

Georgia Aquarium has JellyfishBeluga Whales, and more

Boston Children's Museum

Walk through the Boston Children’s Museum thanks to Google Maps! This virtual tour allows kids to explore 3 floors of fun.

Discovery Education Virtual Field Trips

A few of the field trip topics include; Polar Bears and the TundraSocial Emotional SkillsSTEMmanufacturing

GoNoodle - Good Energy

Move & Learn at Home With GoNoodle

Mars

Explore the surface of Mars on the Curiosity Rover. They are updating from WEBVR to WEBXR now, but 360 Mode offers a digital view!

San Diego Zoo

The San Diego Zoo has a website just for kids with amazing videos, activities, and games. Enjoy the tour!

The Great Wall of China

This Virtual Tour of the Great Wall of China is beautiful and makes history come to life.

The Louvre

Travel to Paris, France to see amazing works of art at The Louvre with this virtual field trip.

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Parent/Cargiver Guide to Helping Families Cope With the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

U.S. Space and Rocket Museum in Huntsville, AL

See the Saturn 5 Rocket on YouTube and more on this tour thanks to a real father/son outing.

Vitrual Farm Tour

This Canadian site FarmFood 360 offers 11 Virtual Tours of farms from minks, pigs, and cows, to apples and eggs.

Yellowstone National Park Virtual Field Trip

Mud VolcanoMammoth Hot Springs, and so much more. Tour Yellowstone National Park!