Welcome to our Stay Connected page - scroll through and find activities, ideas, and educational resources to keep you engaged while at home.

For All Ages

Connecting with Others

  • Call or Facetime a friend or relative you haven’t spoken to in a while to check in.

  • Write a letter.

  • Support a local restaurant - Many restaurants are still open for take out or delivery orders. ​

  • Take care of your body. Take deep breaths, stretch, or meditate. Try to eat healthy, well-balanced meals, exercise regularly, get plenty of sleep. Make time to unwind.

  • Connect with others. Talk with people you trust about your concerns and how you are feeling.

  • Talking to Kids about COVID-19 - Resource from the National Association of School Psychologists.
     

Working and Teaching your Kids from Home

  • Tips for Working from Home - Advice from PC Magazine for those who are able to work from home.

  • 32 Proven Tips for Working From Home - Check out these tips from People Managing People.

  • A Better Way to Homeschool - A quick start resource to help families pull together a plan for surviving the next 1-2 months at home with their kids, but it can also be a time of slowing down and enjoying kids as they learn. Preschool through 8th grade.
     

STEM and other Educational Resources

  • Scholastic Learn at Home

  • Bed Time Math - Math as a fun part of your daily family routine 

  • ECB - Games to get "into the book" 

  • Conjuguemos - Vocabulary, grammar, listening activities and games in Spanish, French, Italian, German, Portuguese, Korean, and Latin. 

  • Instructables - 3D printing projects and Coding projects, involving math and other K-12 subjects 

  • Science Spot - Science projects that can be completed with or without Internet access 

  • The Happy Scientist - Just explore, have fun, and learn some science along the way. 

  • Climate Kids - This NASA initiative covers a wide range of topics including weather, climate, atmosphere, water, energy, plants, and animals. 

  • PBS Learning - PreK-12 digital media service with more than 30,000 learning materials 

  • Quizlet - For students to practice and master whatever they are learning.

  • Brainscape - Offers over a million flashcard decks for every subject, entrance exam, and certification imaginable. 

  • Banzai - Exposes students to real-world financial dilemmas to teach them the importance of smart money management. 

  • 30 Educational Netflix Shows - List of educational shows on Netflix for all ages.
     

For the Kids (or kids at heart)

Connecting with Others

  • Hold a virtual play date through Facetime.

  • Teach a young person how to write and send a letter.

  • Overcoming Obstacles - Life skills curriculum for students in grades K-12. Their resources include strategies for teaching social and emotional skills.
     

Nature and Virtual Travel

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