The virus, COVID-19, has changed daily life in many ways for many people. Yet child development has not paused, and supporting children, families, and care providers of all kinds is as important as ever.
In this post, we gathered a number of resources and recommendations to help you through this challenging time. This guide pulls together information easy-to-share resources that can help parents and caregivers, as well as child care providers, pediatricians, and others who work with families.
Resources and Guides:
Research on resilience shows that protective factors can buffer children from harm and increase the chances they adapt positively to adversities such as the COVID-19 pandemic. Families and communities can work together to promote these protective factors.
There are plenty of ways to encourage your child’s growth during the pandemic. In fact, the unprecedented amount of family time can be an opportunity.
Robert Jenkins, UNICEF’s Global Chief of Education, offers five tips to help keep children’s education on track while they’re staying home.
The ongoing stress, fear, grief, and uncertainty created by COVID-19 pandemic has weighed heavily on children and teens. Many are having a tough time coping emotionally. Here are some tips for you and your child.