COVID-19 Student-Friendly Resources

Students, Parents/Guardians, and Staff may find some of these links useful during this time:

Coronavirus student guide: Virus explainer and news updates – PBS

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/daily-videos/coronavirus-student-guide-virus-explainer-and-news-updates/

Managing Coronavirus Anxiety in Kids

Brainpop – Coronavirus

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

And associated lesson

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/daily-videos/coronavirus-student-guide-virus-explainer-and-news-updates/

Just for Kids: A new comic exploring the new coronavirus

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/02/28/809580453/just-for-kids-a-comic-exploring-the-new-coronavirus

Kids Health: Coronavirus: What Kids Can Do:

https://kidshealth.org/en/kids/coronavirus-kids.html

Kid’s Help Phone – We’re here for you during COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)

https://kidshelpphone.ca/get-info/were-here-for-you-during-covid-19-novel-coronavirus/

Resources for Educators and Parents

Gov NL Coronavirus Page

https://www.health.gov.nl.ca/health/publichealth/cdc/coronavirus/

Gov NL Information sheet for schools and daycares

https://www.health.gov.nl.ca/health/publichealth/cdc/coronavirus/Coronavirus_Information_for_Schools_and_Daycares.pdf

Canadian Psychological Association

https://cpa.ca/docs/File/Publications/FactSheets/PsychologyWorksFactSheet-COVID-19.pdf

ChildMind.org

https://childmind.org/article/talking-to-kids-about-the-coronavirus/

National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus) – A Parent Resource

https://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

World Health Organization: Coronavirus

https://www.who.int/health-topics/coronavirus

https://www.who.int/redirect-pages/mega-menu/health-topics/popular/coronavirus-disease-(covid-19)

Help Your Family De-Stress During Coronavirus Uncertainty – Common Sense Media

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/blog/help-your-family-de-stress-during-coronavirus-uncertainty?j=7697108&sfmc_sub=170833419&l=2048712_HTML&u=143305953&mid=6409703&jb=118&utm_source=media_nl_20200313_b&utm_medium=email