here and there, home and school
we are all learning together, wherever we are June, 2020
a printable care package for families
Stay-At-Home Free Printable Care Package
Big Life Journal can help you and your children get through this unsettling period. Below you can download the Stay-At-Home Care pack with ideas to get your children moving and learning while indoors! DOWNLOAD the printable Stay-At-Home Care Package.
The classroom looks different...
“The classroom looks different.” Read this elementary age appropriate social story with your children. It is meant to prepare them for the partial return to in-school instruction. Perhaps it's a bit late, but may still be helpful to go through it. This resource was created by a Burnaby teacher: http://ow.ly/L2HT50zV2iq
keep trying, even when it's hard. click on the links below to find the printables.
Kimochi - a popular social and emotional learning site
(Early Childhood thru Grade 5)
Helpful Ways To Talk About Feelings
Getting Started with Kimochis
Be A Feeling Detective
Beginner Feeling Chart
Color Your Own Feelings
kids who struggle with focus...
"Distance learning has been challenging for lots of kids, for different reasons. But for kids who struggle with focus, it can present new obstacles. Coping with focus problems under these circumstances can be frustrating for you and your child. You may wonder how you’re going to get through it." understood.org
This resource can help you understand the challenges. It can also help you find quick and simple ways to help your child focus when schooling is happening at home.
8 Ways Distance Learning Makes It Harder to Focus School shutdowns because of COVID-19 have caused upheaval and distraction for all students. Some k…
How to Make a Portable Schoolwork Station It’s hard for kids to learn at home without having a place where they can sit and concentrate. A por…
6 Ways to Help Your Child Focus Trouble focusing can be a long-term or short-term challenge. Either way, it makes learning hard. It…
7 Examples of Focus “Wins” When Your Child Is Learning at Home Many kids who struggle with focus have a hard time with distance learning. It’s not surprising, gi…
and when you want to solve family problems....
it's not too late, and it's free - a mindful month of June
heart mind live webinar
"Back to school isn't easy in the best of times. As we carve out a new normal in the classroom in the midst of COVID-19, our kids need our social-emotional support more than ever.
This free webinar is designed for parents and caregivers to learn evidence-informed, practical ways to cope with uncertainty and anxiety in order to guide their children through this challenging transitional time" The Dalai Lama Center