How to Talk to Your Children About Coronavirus

It's a whole new world we're living in right now, but it doesn't have to be scary. Here are a few resources we found to help talk to your kids about Coronavirus and how to stay healthy.

And please remember: You Are Enough.


Resources for Supporting Children’s Emotional Well-Being During the COVID-19 Pandemic, opens a new window from ChildTrends.

The Human Rights Campaign offers ways to help your child's mental health, opens a new window during this time.


Why We Stay Home: Suzie Learns About Coronavirus by Samantha Harris, Devon Scott and Harriet Rodis. Get a free download, opens a new window of the book or watch a reading, opens a new window.


When Kids Ask About the News from Arapahoe Libraries.


The Colorado Department of Education has a comprehensive collection of resources, opens a new window. You can find everything here: free meals for children, how to clean toys, virtual storytimes, information for kids about COVID-19, information for parents about COVID-19 and free educational activities for children.


Sesame Street in Communities, opens a new window offers several resources about common issues parents face, including health emergencies.


Dr. Roy Benaroch, The Pediatric Insider, has a few recommendations for nurturing children during this time.


Tips for Families: Coronavirus, opens a new window from Zero to Three


How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus, opens a new window from PBS for Parents


Coronavirus (COVID-19): How to Talk to Your Child, opens a new window from KidsHealth.org


2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), opens a new window and Hand Washing: A Powerful Antidote to Illness, opens a new window from HealthyChildren.org


Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Manage Anxiety and Stress, opens a new window from CDC.gov


Keep on being the amazing parents you are during this time. You've got this! 

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