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Coronavirus Family Resources

Many of our families are unable to leave the house and are losing income for basic needs like food, formula and diapers. If you would like to donate to help these families, please click the CFRC Covid-19 Crisis Fund button to give now.

Activities for the Stay-at-Home Days  ~ Free Parenting & Child Behavior Resource Center

Indoor Activities for busy toddlers⁠ ~ Mo Willems, Kennedy Center Education Artist-in-Residence at Home,  with Lunch Doodles! Some pretty cool stuff to check out while schooling at home.⁠ ⁠ 

Learn a new language with FREE Rosetta Stone for Students:

Make puffy paint and more at

Enjoy a Children’s Story About Social Distancing

Here’s a fun shadow drawing art project to keep kids occupied while at home…

STEM, STEAM & More Educational Activities for Children:

Nature Scavenger Hunt:

Scholastic daily themes and activities–select your grade and there is theme for each day…/learnathome.htm…

Art for Kids Hub drawing tutorial videos

Free Virtual Tours of Museums…/museums-with-virtual-tou…

Virtual Field Trips…/1SvIdgTx9djKO6SjyvPD…/mobilebasic…

Journaling can be a great release for children … and adults. Check out these great ideas for keeping a notebook during these learn from home days:

Parents as teachers:

Comprehensive list of education company resources!…

Education Company resource list, Parent blog…/covid19-camp-free-resources-to-…/

Teaching People’s History

Online reading platform (subscription based, can get a free subscrip during school closures)

Khan Academy FREE online learning programs

Read-Alouds by authors and illustrators, with links to their websites and projects, including downloadable creative activities, looks amazing…/…
Ex: Tracey Baptiste

Writer Jack Prelutsky’s FUN writing encouragement website for creativity

Math resources for kids–by grade level, with downloadable/printable games…/1YhpyimLwtjGENVskHLeL_X9…/preview…

Rockalingua–Spanish learning with some free features (videos, worksheets, etc)…

Khan Academy Suggested Schedules for kids–by grade level (note* I am not adhering to 30 min-hourly based schedules, but you do you)…/2PACX-1vSZhOdEPAWjUQpqDkVAlJr…/pub

Homeschool Parent Blog with compiled suggestions. This page has lots of titles of educational shows in Netflix, AND as you scroll you’ll also see links for YouTube Art Lessons, Ed Apps, Kid Podcasts, and more…

Printable worksheets by grade:

Mental Health for the Stay-at-Home Family

Remember: we’re all in this together. 

5-minute Centering Meditation:

10-minute Meditation for Gratitude and Positivity:

Sound Healing Meditation, 15-minutes:

Guided Body Scan Meditation for mind & body healing:

Online Mandala Coloring:

Guided Imagery: ; ;

How to Meditate:

Meditation for Anxiety:

Calma: Meditative Playlist:…/calma-a-meditative-playlist-for-a-cha…

Palouse Mindfulness: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction:

The Free Mindfulness Project: free to download from various sources, gallery, poetry, and blog:

Check out⁠ for more info about coping with the Covid-19 crisis in your family.

Click here for ideas from a psychologist and author for the NY Times about how to talk to your child about the Coronavirus. 

 We’ve enjoyed this comic strip to share with our children about the Coronavirus. 

Physical Health & Exercise for the Stay-at-Home Family

Online Yoga:

CorePower yoga is also offering free online classes:

20-minute yoga for the beginner:

Yoga for Anxiety and stress:

Yoga for Chronic Pain:

Morning Energizing 30-minute yoga flow:

20-minute Power Yoga:

Free Yoga Programs:

Online Taekwondo Workouts – FREE – Blue Ridge Taekwondo,

FREE Workouts with YMCA at

FREE online fitness classes:

FREE online fitness classes:

Channel with many low impact, cardio, and strength building options,

30-minute workout for beginners:

Low impact 20-minute HIIT workout:

At Home 1-mile “happy walk” in 15-minutes:

Just Dance 3:

Cosmic Kids Yoga

Free at-home kids yoga lesson plans

Kid-friendly workouts — choose from Strength for Kids, Agility for Kids, Flexibility and Balance for Kids, Warm-Up for Kids, Cooldown for Kids, Stand Up and Move for Kids, OR create your own custom kid workout.

At home OT, PT, and ST resources designed to build skills in children through movement and play.

Movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts.

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Count ALL Kids – Census

In this time of uncertainty, one thing is certain: babies are relying on us to get the #2020Census right. #DYK the Census funds the services that children and families need day-to-day and in times of crisis? It is time to #CountAllKids.

What is Your Child Care Story?

I was fortunate to attend an early childhood conference in Baltimore a few weeks ago and in a session for newcomers to the conference where they usually talk about the history of child care, they instead asked, “What is your child care story?” This conversation ended...