Coronavirus for Kids

I’ve put together a list of Coronavirus resources and tools for kids. This list includes books, podcasts, videos, downloadable resources and online resources. It aims at providing factual, yet child appropriate information as well as helping children and families cope with some of the big feelings that can occur as our lives feel anything but normal.

Books: 

Reader: Kids Want to Know What is Covid-19?https://www.uniteforliteracy.com/featured/new/book?BookId=1858

Social Story:
https://www.flipsnack.com/KeshetChicago/coronavirus-social-story/full-view.html?fbclid=IwAR1UhRJPjWqFqSnItqx0tCPb8eidf-8Y7z0ta9kl800Ba7YcrMrSmvFYEls

Rainbows in Windows: A book about big imagination, big feeling and sheltering in place during a pandemic

Coronavirus: A book for children
https://nosycrowcoronavirus.s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/Coronavirus_ABookForChildren.pdf

Time to Come in Bear: A Children’s Story about Social Distancing

Podcasts:

Brains On Podcast: What is Coronavirus and How do Germs Spread?

Pants on Fire Podcast: Ask LISA: Quarantine
https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9mLnByeHUub3JnLzEzMC9mZWVkLXJzcy54bWw/episode/cHJ4XzEzMF83ZmY4YTc1MS1jMGYzLTRlY2UtYTg1MC05NTQyNTBhYWRjMjQ?hl=en-CA&ved=2ahUKEwiB9o-cg7TpAhVaZM0KHd4KDX8QjrkEegQICxAE&ep=6

Online Resources/Information:

A message for Canadian children during these tough times from LEGO Justin Trudeau

Sesame Street and CNN’s Covid-19 Town Hall:

CBC Kids Coronavirus: What It Is and How You’re Helping Fight It

https://www.cbc.ca/kidscbc2/the-feed/covid-19-coronavirus-for-kids-what-it-is-how-helping-fight-it

Sesame Street Resources:
https://sesamestreetincommunities.org/?fbclid=IwAR1Bl5C7731ouVQNox6n-x6DyFT_QMe7exeJQnboGrEjhYYMMR3TLiuZkSE

Brain Pop: Coronavirus
https://www.brainpop.com/health/diseasesinjuriesandconditions/coronavirus/?fbclid=IwAR0-WXKN5lwDLKj0zdVUuq-pGm3C2oZpdCFhSowoFxLR_Ke5mHfM-Bp4dB8

Printables/Workbooks:

Learn about the CoronaVirus Colouring Book: https://together.stjude.org/content/dam/together/en-us/other/covid-19/coronavirus-for-kids-together.pdf?fbclid=IwAR3AQm8qNQ9MJDbcAueKIBES6s1c1SLTfJ-DsSER-veRhwqDdFriU0iaqTk

FirstAid for Feelings: A Workbook to Help Kids Cope during the Coronavirus Pandemic
http://scholastic.ca/education/img/resources/First-Aid-For-My-Feelings.pdf?fbclid=IwAR1ZZEAzqJk0dCdGo1z4bfgv4G6dl1dV49KGdMv1Cn9d9YjMLuXv3QbD73U

I hope this list comes in handy for you and your children. Let me know which one is your favourite in the comments below.

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