Here are several resources one pregnancy, childcare, and education. These resources were collected by our community partners and vetted by CUIMC Columbia Students.
Talking To Your Kid About COVID-19
Cómo hablar con los niños sobre el coronavirus: How to talk to your kids about COVID-19. This page is in Spanish.
How to Talk to Kids About Coronavirus: Learn how to talk to your kids about COVID-19 while keeping your anxiety in check.
Supporting and Reassuring Children: A short book for kids under the age of seven about COVID-19. This book helps families talk about emotions arising from the current situation. It is available in 25 languages.
Diapers For Families In Need: If you or someone you know needs diapers cal 2-1-1 or search online at 2-1-1.org. You can also learn how to make a makeshift diaper out of a t-shirt in case of an emergency.
Support For Working Families: Learn about the different ways your family can receive financial support.
CMOM at Home: Engaging downloadable interactive activities from the Children’s Museum of Manhattan, such as arts and crafts projects, dances, food, and stories. Every day of the week has a theme.
Disney Inspired Workouts: Family-friendly Disney inspired workouts.
Parks @ Home: Live park tours, meditation, fitness, art classes, fun activities for kids, etc.
“Tool Kit” for Parents and Providers: Includes Sesame Street-themed resources for self-care and caring for family, educational videos, and printable lessons/activities.
Virtual Programming: Virtual events, such as storytime, music, and games. Events in Spanish are available.
Virtual School Activities: The latest live webcams, virtual tours/trips, and other miscellaneous fun educational sites.
Creating a Routine: Learn how to create a new normal for your family by having consistent routines.
How to Avoid Passing Anxiety on to Your Kids: Learn about different techniques to manage your stress in a healthy way and avoid passing anxiety onto your kids.
New Baby During COVID-19: Helpful tips for coping with a new baby during COVID-19.
Preparing for Extended School Closing: A social worker talks about how to prepare for school closures and outlines strategies to cope with the stresses it will bring.
Resources & Tips for Parents: Learn about tips for staying connected and active and managing stress and anxiety.
Tips For Families: Coronavirus: This resource offer tips for families, age-appropriate responses to common questions, a guide to self-care, and activities for young children experiencing social distancing. It’s also available in Spanish.