COVID-19 RESOURCES

*Tupelo Public School District COVID-19 Updates: Updates from the district can be found here. This includes the Recovery Plan, Distance Learning information, and health links.

*COVID-19 Related Stories for Children: This site includes stories for helping your child understand how things are different with COVID-19 being in existence. Examples include: “Coronavirus: What is It?”, “Distance Learning Tips”, “My Teachers are Wearing Face Shields”, and more!

*CASEL: Guidelines for Parents and Caregivers

*Child Mind Institute: Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus

*Counselor Keri
Coronavirus Information for Kids
Helping kids who are Worried About Corona Virus

*Kids Health
Kids Health is a nonprofit children’s health system that aims to give families the tools and confidence to make the best health choices.
Teens Talk About Stress (Video)
Coronavirus (COVID-19): How to Talk to Your Child
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Preventing the Spread
Coronavirus: What Kids Can Do

*Livescience: The Ultimate Kids’ Guide to the New Coronavirus

*MindHeart.Kids
Coronavirus Coloring Book

*My Hero is You, a Storybook for Children on COVID-19 (K – 4th grade)
-This online book is written by children from around the world in the face of COVID-19 and is a resource for children and families to talk about their feelings and mental health in light of the crisis.  It is available in English and in 16 other languages.  It is meant for children to read with an adult.

*National Association of School Psychologists: Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

*NPR: What To Say To Kids When The News Is Scary

*NPR: Just For Kids: A Comic Exploring The New Coronavirus

*PBS Parents: How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus

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