Pediatric Associates News

Navigating Parenthood Through The Pandemic

March 17, 2020

The changes to our daily lives that are necessary to tackle the coronavirus outbreak are a tremendous source of challenge for parents. You may be wondering how you are going to keep your kids engaged and thriving for several weeks without school, daycare, sports and other activities, all while juggling the responsibilities of your job whether working from home or at the office. Our providers at Pediatric Associates of the Northwest have some suggestions to help parents navigate these next few weeks. Watch our video and check out the links below for some fun and creative ideas!

Additional Resources: 

Yoga 

https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

https://www.youtube.com/user/yogawithadriene

List of Best Books by Age Group

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/book-lists

Scholastic's Free Online School Program

https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html

NY Times Daily Writing Prompts

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/15/learning/students-can-respond-to-daily-writing-prompts-inspired-by-the-new-york-times-at-home-for-free.html?fbclid=IwAR2dzjM-ZQoDKpPllUdQezEnCLP3IewQWlC0zKjQ_QoUNxjcnaMB4sQRALg

Best Documentaries by Age Group

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/lists/best-documentaries

Free Educational Apps, Games, and Websites

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/lists/free-educational-apps-games-and-websites

Free Educational Resources for Kids, Parents, and Teachers

https://www.buzzfeed.com/melissaharrison/educational-resources-activities-kids-coronavirus

Explore Museums Virtually

https://artsandculture.google.com/

Learning New Creative Skills For Older Kids and Teens 

https://www.skillshare.com/

Daily Activity Newsletter

https://pbskids.org/

Free Online Courses

https://www.khanacademy.org/