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Positive Links for Children, Teens and Families during the Coronavirus (#5)

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03.05.2020

Looser COVID-19 rules mean more activity, but there may be some confusion

https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/looser-covid-19-rules-mean-more-activity-but-there-may-be-some-confusion-1.4922672

Warmer weather and debate over restrictions drive Americans outside while coronavirus cases rise

From California to New York, more Americans are headed outside — some for recreation and others in protest.

https://apple.news/AJOfK7t_lT6mDRa46VEDpag

'The north is not uniform': A northern Sask. perspective on COVID-19

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/pov-harold-johnson-covid-19-northern-sask-1.5552167 

6 free online courses for children to keep them busy during the lockdown

https://www.vogue.in/culture-and-living/content/best-free-online-courses-for-children-to-keep-them-busy-during-the-lockdown

From Ella Fitzgerald To John Boutté: Jazz Festing In Place Presents Archival Audio

https://www.npr.org/2020/05/02/849124139/from-ella-fitzgerald-to-john-boutt-jazz-festing-in-place-presents-archival-audio

This six-year-old boy set up a joke stand to give neighbors a laugh during quarantine

https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/03/world/iyw-six-year-old-sets-up-a-joke-stand-trnd

'Scammers are taking advantage': Consumers warned of illegal advance-fee loans during pandemic

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/online-advance-fee-loans-warning-1.5552790

Sask. school officials worry some vulnerable students may be falling through cracks

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/school-officials-worry-vulnerable-children-1.5552887

How to choose your limited social circle as physical distancing rules relax

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/coronavirus-social-circle-saskatchewan-1.5551594

02.05.2020

Yes, We All Have Quarantine Fatigue. No, That Doesn't Mean You Can Go Out

https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/quarantine-fatigue-doesnt-mean-go-out_l_5eab1957c5b6c470eedee73d 

7 mental health warning signs to look out for in your children during the coronavirus pandemic, according to experts

https://www.insider.com/mental-health-warning-signs-children-quarantine-2020-4

6 books a psychologist says can free you from anxiety and stress

https://www.businessinsider.com/psychologist-books-free-anxiety-stress-coronavirus-social-distancing-grief-2020-4

How Teens Decide What They Want to Do When They Grow Up

https://www.parents.com/parenting/better-parenting/teenagers/teen-talk/how-teens-decide-what-they-want-to-do-when-they-grow-up/

Life in lockdown: Itching for a haircut? Here's how to self-trim

https://montrealgazette.com/news/local-news/covid-19-itching-for-a-haircut-here-are-some-tips-for-a-self-trim/

Children’s books roundup – the best new picture books and novels

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/may/02/childrens-books-roundup-the-best-new-picture-books-and-novels

The 10 Best Books On Climate Change, According to Climate Activists

https://www.ecowatch.com/the-10-best-books-on-climate-change-according-to-climate-activists-2645893407.html

Get Your Kids Up and Moving with These Fun Disney Workouts

https://redtri.com/disney-inspired-workout-videos/

10 simple games to play with kids to kill a bit of time

https://www.todaysparent.com/family/activities/simple-games-to-play-with-kids-to-kill-a-bit-of-time/

8 motivational apps to help put some pep back into your step | Well+Good

https://www.wellandgood.com/good-advice/motivational-apps/

Aquarium asks that you please FaceTime these shy eels from quarantine

https://mashable.com/article/garden-eels-facetime-tokyo-aquarium/

01.05.2020

Teens Shoulder Adult Responsibilities Amid COVID-19

https://time.com/5828492/teens-coronavirus/ 

COVID-19 is hurting children's mental health. Here are 3 ways we can help

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/05/covid-19-is-hurting-childrens-mental-health/

Tiny Desk Contest 2020: Entries That Help Us Feel Connected

https://www.npr.org/sections/allsongs/2020/04/30/847818357/tiny-desk-contest-2020-entries-that-help-us-feel-connected

What to Do If This Pandemic Is Making You Hate Literally Everyone

If the grief you're feeling over the state of the world translates into constantly wanting to yell at people about how they're wearing their masks, this guide is for you.

https://apple.news/A__RNOTJpTuGrI6IHG0eT2A

Baby Books That Illustrate the Power of Positive Thinking | Brightly

https://www.readbrightly.com/baby-books-illustrate-power-positive-thinking/

The 'Cooking with Pixar' video series shows you how to create dishes inspired by your favorite movie characters

https://www.insider.com/video-cooking-with-pixar-series-onward-cake-2020-5

Why can I get a haircut, but not see my friends? Your COVID-19 questions answered

https://www.cbc.ca/news/haircut-friends-covid-questions-answered-1.5551240

30.04.2020

Creating a pandemic social bubble: A how to guide

https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/30/health/how-to-form-a-bubble-wellness/

Screen Time Overload? Here's How To Find Balance

https://www.npr.org/2020/04/27/846767505/screen-time-overload-heres-how-to-find-balance

Why it’s important to celebrate kids’ birthdays during a pandemic — and how to do it

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2020/04/29/why-its-important-celebrate-kids-birthdays-during-pandemic-how-do-it/

Keep Reading Aloud to the Kids (It's Worth It) | Book Riot

https://bookriot.com/2020/04/30/reading-aloud-to-kids/

Parents' guide to teaching, entertaining and comforting their children during the lockdown - The Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2020/04/28/parents-guide-education-resources-coronavirus/?arc404=true

Kids Can Now Listen to Julie Andrews Reading Children's Books in Her New Podcast

https://www.parents.com/news/julie-andrew-is-hosting-a-podcast-for-kids/

'If The Trees Can Keep Dancing, So Can I' : A Community Poem To Cope In Crisis

https://www.npr.org/2020/04/30/845910766/if-the-trees-can-keep-dancing-so-can-i-a-community-poem-to-cope-in-crisis

29.04.2020

Child Sexual Abuse Reports Are On The Rise Amid Lockdown Orders

https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/04/28/847251985/child-sexual-abuse-reports-are-on-the-rise-amid-lockdown-orders?utm_campaign=npr&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_term=nprnews&fbclid=IwAR1XO8q37EVJIXCPBzoMLHZLcGBkcqWNBVxbJ6bK5OFcTvhlhqaNzYIDEKk 

Opinion: It's time to accept that the point of school has changed

The point of school right now is to develop a new normal, says journalist and parent Lisa Selin Davis. She explores what parents, teachers, administrators and kids owe to each other right now.

https://apple.news/A4uu13QHrQfKlJrZITojnqQ

Here's what you should and shouldn't do while you and your kids are physical distancing

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/physical-distancing-kids-saskatoon-1.5547678

An Unbelievably Detailed, Hand-Drawn Map Lets You Explore the Rich Collections of the Met Museum

http://www.openculture.com/2020/04/an-unbelievably-detailed-hand-drawn-map-lets-you-explore-the-rich-collections-of-the-met-museum.html

The Kids in Quarantine Are Acting Out. Here's How to Stop Them

https://www.fatherly.com/parenting/discipline-and-behavior/kids-quarantine-acting-out/

If Your Kids Miss Music Class (and You Miss the Break), You Need to Meet Ramblin’ Dan

https://www.purewow.com/family/ramblin-dan-music-class?utm_campaign=rss&utm_medium=syndication&utm_source=flipboard

How to avoid snapping at your partner (or kid, or roommate) during quarantine

https://www.fastcompany.com/90496853/how-to-avoid-snapping-at-your-partner-or-kid-or-roommate-during-quarantine

Ohio County Prosecutor: Pandemic Puts More Stress On Families Dealing With Addiction

https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/04/29/847407465/ohio-county-prosecutor-pandemic-puts-more-stress-on-families-dealing-with-addict

Beyond Animal Crossing: Game Recs For The Switch

https://www.npr.org/2020/04/28/846951766/beyond-animal-crossing-game-recs-for-the-switch

28.04.2020

Concerns arise following first days of new gathering guidelines in Sask.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/sask-gather-rules-1.5546396

How Canada plans to open up: Provinces outlining plans to ease COVID-19 restrictions | CBC News

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/canada-covid19-opening-up-1.5546665

Teachers Weigh In On Those Viral FB Memes About Catching Kids Up In The Fall

https://www.romper.com/p/will-teachers-catch-students-up-in-the-fall-teachers-explain-those-viral-memes-22654413

Boost your kid's at-home learning with these online resources

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/supplemental-learning-resources-in-saskatchewan-1.5545845

6 ways to build emotional resiliency in uncertain times

https://www.fastcompany.com/90495635/6-ways-to-build-emotional-resiliency-in-uncertain-times

5 amazing YouTube channels you might actually learn something from

https://www.androidpolice.com/2020/04/27/5-great-youtube-channels-that-will-actually-teach-you-something/

7 free online courses related to psychology, dealing with anxiety and more, that you can enrol in now

https://www.vogue.in/culture-and-living/content/free-online-courses-on-psychology-anxiety

100 Kid Crafts To Do in Quarantine Because DIY Projects Are the Original Boredom Busters

https://parade.com/1026983/stephanieosmanski/crafts-for-kids/

Teachers Weigh In On Those Viral FB Memes About Catching Kids Up In The Fall

https://www.romper.com/p/will-teachers-catch-students-up-in-the-fall-teachers-explain-those-viral-memes-22654413

35 Picture Books That'll Take Your Family On Adventures When You're Stuck At Home

https://www.buzzfeed.com/malloryannp/picture-books-family-adventures?origin=flipboard

Coronavirus: How to be a good parent under lockdown? Follow the three Rs

https://www.euronews.com/2020/04/27/coronavirus-how-to-be-a-good-parent-under-lockdown-follow-the-three-rs

My Teen’s Birthday Fell During Quarantine, So I Threw Him A Birthday Parade

https://www.scarymommy.com/quarantine-birthday-parade/

How to effectively motivate your kids during the pandemic

https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/28/health/parents-motivate-children-quarantine-coronavirus-conversation-wellness/

27.04.2020

No, You Should Not Have or Participate in a Coronavirus Party. Here's What to Know About Herd Immunity

https://time.com/5825386/herd-immunity-coronavirus-covid-19/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the-brief&utm_content=20200427&xid=newsletter-brief

Canadians have been told to stay home during the pandemic. Are we listening?

https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/canadians-have-been-told-to-stay-home-during-the-pandemic-are-we-listening-1.4912468

RT @HelNvass: Learning happened all day every day!

https://twitter.com/HelNvass/status/1254496240169033730/photo/1

Ranked: The World’s 15 Best Virtual Tours To Take During Coronavirus

https://www.forbes.com/sites/laurabegleybloom/2020/04/27/ranked-worlds-15-best-virtual-tours-coronavirus/

How to help young children regulate their emotions and behaviours during the pandemic

https://theconversation.com/how-to-help-young-children-regulate-their-emotions-and-behaviours-during-the-pandemic-137245

5 things college students should include in a plan for their wellness

https://theconversation.com/5-things-college-students-should-include-in-a-plan-for-their-wellness-136234

All The Highlights From Canada's 'Stronger Together' Show

https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/stronger-together-concert-canada_ca_5ea611eec5b6dd3f90868a4a

These Science Lessons Are Out of This World!

https://redtri.com/kennedy-space-center-free-online-content/

COVID-19: Parksville psychiatrist offers some mental health tips - Parksville Qualicum Beach News

https://www.pqbnews.com/news/covid-19-parksville-psychiatrist-offers-some-mental-health-tips/

Why We Should All Be Keeping Coronavirus Journals

https://time.com/5824341/wwii-diaries-coronavirus/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the-brief&utm_content=20200427&xid=newsletter-brief

26.04.2020

Don't despair if your child is glued to a screen, it may be keeping them sane

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/apr/26/dont-despair-if-your-child-is-glued-to-a-screen-it-may-be-keeping-them-sane?utm_term=Autofeed&CMP=twt_gu&utm_medium&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1587878683

50 Free and Fun Printables for Kids - Brit + Co

https://www.brit.co/printable-coloring-pages/

Coursera makes 3,800 courses free for unemployed workers across the globe | Pocketnow

https://pocketnow.com/coursera-makes-3800-courses-free-for-unemployed-workers-across-the-globe

35 Free Virtual Field Trips to take with your kids!

https://cboardinggroup.com/35-free-virtual-field-trips-to-take-with-your-kids/

Kids' math at home: Think dice games, cooking fractions and ratios with chocolate milk

https://theconversation.com/kids-math-at-home-think-dice-games-cooking-fractions-and-ratios-with-chocolate-milk-134738

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