PARENTAL RESOURCES (3 – 4 YEARS)

A program of activities has been put together for your kids to do at home during this time. It consists of the school themes for the upcoming 3 weeks. These activities can be done using household items, making it fun and easily accessible.
These are some great websites to browse through as well:
Staying at Home:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/protect-home.html

Talking to children about COVID-19:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/schools-childcare/talking-with-children.html
https://www.cdc.gov/childrenindisasters/helping-children-cope.html
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.html

Things to do with babies:
https://developingchild.harvard.edu/resources/vroom/
Download the Vroom app (free) for daily phone activities linked to your child’s age.

Setting up a daily routine for your children while school is closed:
https://theimaginationtree.com/stay-at-home-survival-guide/
https://www.toddlerapproved.com/2020/03/daily-homeschool-schedule-for-kids.html?

Resources for story time for your children:
https://www.vooks.com/
http://wordworks.org.za
http://nalibali.org
http://bookdash.org
https://www.parent24.com/Storytime

Getting some of those wiggles out:
https://www.gonoodle.com/ (Movement and mindfulness activities for children)

Sensory and other activities:
https://www.notimeforflashcards.com/2020/03/kid-activities-that-use-everyday-supplies.html

DIY art and craft activities:
https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/home/craft-ideas/how-to/g1389/diy-kids-activities/

Gross motor and fine motor activities:
https://www.themeasuredmom.com/indoor-gross-motor-activities/
https://handsonaswegrow.com/fine-motor-skills-activities/