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COVID-19 in Plain Language

Clear health communication is important to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. Videos can be a good way to convey a clear message. Here’s an example.  Posters and infographics …

Helping Children Cope with Social Distancing

This long weekend is often a time for social gatherings. But this year, there are good reasons to continue social distancing. How can you help children understand and cope? Find …

The Power of Play

Parents may notice that their children’s play has been affected by the COVID-19 crisis. How the Coronavirus Is Influencing Children’s Play describes some possible impacts. Play offers many benefits for …

More about Teaching from a Distance

 The transition to teaching from a distance is challenging even at the best of times. To help teachers who are new to working remotely, educators and organizations have offered …

Managing Mental Health During COVID-19

The uncertainty, rapid changes, and social isolation introduced by the COVID-19 crisis have had an impact on the mental health of adults, teens and children. If you’re feeling stressed, you’re …

Guides to COVID-19 Programs and Benefits

Are you finding it difficult to keep track of all the benefits and adjustments to programs and services have been developed and are developing in response to the COVID-19 crisis? …

Keeping Kids Active While Staying Indoors

 It’s important to keep children’s bodies and minds active while families are staying home. The Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Children and Youth (ages 5-17 years) recommend a balance …

Story Time and More Online

Today is International Children’s Book Day! How will you celebrate? Reading old favourites is never wrong. But, something new can be a treat. There are new opportunities to try this …

Common Sense Media Resource Hub

With schools closed and social distancing in effect, there will be opportunities for children to spend more time indoors and online. If they’re going to be online, they can be …