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COVID-19 RESOURCE LIST FOR CHILDREN/CAREGIVERS

General Resources

Telehealth Ontario

Free, confidential service to provide health advice or information.  24 hours/day, seven days a week.

Toll-free 1 888-797-0000

Toll-free TTY 1-866-797-0007

Kids Help Phone

https://kidshelpphone.ca/get-info/were-here-for-you-during-covid-19-novel-coronavirus

City Of London Supports for Basic Needs

List of Supports for Basic Needs is located in the right hand navigation.

http://www.london.ca/newsroom/Pages/COVID-19.aspx

Government support for children

https://www.ontario.ca/page/get-support-families

 


Merrymount Resources for Children

Mindfulness Mini-Journal

A free printable mini-journal created by Merrymount to help children practice and develop Mindfulness skills.

Emotional Literacy Mini-Journal

A free printable mini-journal created by Merrymount to help children practice and develop their emotional literacy skills.

Emotional Literacy Activity Booklet

A free printable activity booklet created by Merrymount focusing on building children’s emotional literacy.

Mindfulness Activity Booklet

A free printable activity booklet created by Merrymount to help children learn and practice mindfulness.

Growth Mindset Activity Booklet

A free printable activity booklet created by Merrymount to support children in fostering a growth mindset.

Growth Mindset Mini-Journal

A free printable mini-journal created by Merrymount to help children foster a growth mindset and become more resilient.

 


Supporting Children During COVD-19

I Can Book on Coronavirus

https://read.bookcreator.com/bhpCKyPa7qhdSCOcoCj3ommqw653/fkR68K5FRDu32Ev5sPzO8Q

Just for Kids: A Comic Exploring the New Coronavirus

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/02/28/809580453/just-for-kids-a-comic-exploring-th

Sesame Street – Caring for Each Other During the COVID-19 Crisis

https://www2.sesame.org/e/293712/healthemergencies/72hh6q/674682703?h=i19SxmwE0DKWzP_SqCKweOrJtBP_avYOQvZhoBYs2nk

 


How to Talk to Your Children About COVID-19

Includes a list of videos, games, and activities about handwashing and staying healthy

was https://www.pbs.org/parents/thrive/how-to-talk-to-your-kids-about-coronavirus

Supporting Kids During the Coronavirus Crisis

https://childmind.org/article/supporting-kids-during-the-covid-19-crisis/

A Parent’s Guide to Surviving COVID-19: Eight Strategies to Keep Children Healthy and Happy

http://earlylearningnation.com/2020/03/a-parents-guide-to-surviving-covid-19-8-strategies-to-keep-children-healthy-and-happy/

Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with the COVID-19 Disease 2019 

https://www.nctsn.org/sites/default/files/resources/fact-sheet/outbreak_factsheet_1.pdf

Young Children at Home during the COVID-19 Outbreak: The Importance of Self Care

https://www.zerotothree.org/resources/3262-young-children-at-home-during-the-covid-19-outbreak-the-importance-of-self-care

 


Merrymount Resources for Parents

Self-care for Parents and Caregivers 

A free printable booklet created by Merrymount to help parents and caregivers prioritize self-care practices in their daily lives.

 


Additional Resources for Parents

Taking Care of Your Emotional Health During COVID-19

https://emergency.cdc.gov/coping/selfcare.asp 

COVID-19 and Safety Planning to Reduce the Risk of Domestic Violence

https://www.thehotline.org/2020/03/13/staying-safe-during-covid-19/

Managing Anxiety During Social (Physical) Distancing

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/7567216560642617100