Resources To Help You Through COVID-19

Coping during difficult and unknown times can be challenging! Please feel free to use these resources and activities to help you and your family through this time of uncertainty.

ABOUT SOCIAL DISTANCING AND LIVING IN QUARANTINE
PARENTING-SPECIFIC QUARANTINE RESOURCES
FOOD RESOURCES

CAIR Center Mom's Pantry @ Mahomet-Seymour High School

  • Will be taking donations on Friday, March 20th @ 9 am and between 5-7 pm
  • Distribution of items on Sunday, March 22nd between 5-7 pm

Give Me 5 Food Program: donate food to be sent home with M-S students

Mahomet Helping Hands: Open Saturday, March 21 between 9:00-11:30 for their monthly distribution

Updates from Mahomet-Seymour CUSD #3

ECONOMIC RELIEF

COVID-19 Emergency Rules from Illinois Department of Unemployment Security

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

 

ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS AND FAMILIES
 

ONLINE LEARNING

Ken Burns in the Classroom: videos and printable supplementary materials/ discussion questions for Burns' documentaries; baseball currently streaming for free

Math in Music series with Dr. Eugenia Cheng on WFMT

Miss Megan's Camp Kindergarten Morning Meeting: 9 am on Facebook Live

Serial Disruptor: 2 pm CT Livefeed

Spanish Immersion Classes for Elementary Students

10 Great Documentaries for Kids

Online Synthesizers from Moog and Korg

Mystery Science: at home experiments

NASA Image and Video Library

ONLINE LEARNING PLATFORMS
TUTORIALS AND LESSONS FOR SCREEN-FREE ACTIVITIES

Art Lessons with No Corner Suns

Artsonia After School Art Club: mainly uses materials you already have!

Draw Every Day with JJK (Lunchlady and Hey, Kiddo author Jarret J Krosoczka)

Daily Facebook Live Arts and Crafts Lessons

Wild Orchid Art Lessons

Kids' Cooking Lessons: noon CST by $5 Dinner via Facebook Live (will be reposted on YouTube)

PBS Kids Daily Newsletter

Supercharged School: free lessons with hands-on/ paperwork and experiments, ages 7-14

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

Keep Dancing: free online dance classes for all ages

Exercise Classes by Zoom: broken up by grade range (PreK-1, 2-4, 5-8)

Fluency & Fitness (free for 21 days)

GoNoodle 

Yoga with Adriene

SCREEN-FREE ACTIVITIES

An Educator's Guide to "Stamped: Antiracism and You" by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi

Engineering Activity Bingo: use supplies you have on hand!

Finish the Comic (and blank comic book panel printables)

30 Days of LEGO Play Calendar

Little Free Library Map

Collection of Activities and Strategies by MyKidList

National Park Junior Ranger Books: Printable and Request by Mail

Nature Scavenger Hunts

Paper Roller Coasters: $20 to download all of the templates to build, also requires printer, cardstock, a ruler, scissors, and tape

Print & Play Tabletop Games by Manuel Corriea (for older kids and adults)

Raddish Kids Cooking Camp Kits

#WriteToAnAuthor: Twitter thread with authors listing their address; all promise to write back

Writing Prompts Every Day from the New York Times

 

*Many of the above resources were taken from an original post by Heather Booth (Heather.Booth.mls@gmail.com)