Resources for Students and Families


For the latest information on coronavirus go to the Maryland Health Department’s websi​te or call 211

For a list of free lunch program locations and information visit mdsummermeals.org

MSB Social Work and Psychology Support phone line (410.444.5000, ext 1249)

Messages left on this number will be returned by a MSB social worker or psychologist within 24 to 48 hours.

We are asking parents/guardians to complete the Parent Feedback Survey so that we can measure how we are meeting student needs during COVID-19.

Link to Music Activities for Students

Resources for Talking to Kids About Coronavirus:

Talking to Children About COVID-19

https://www.fcps.edu/blog/talking-children-about-coronavirus

PBS Kids: How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus

https://www.pbs.org/parents/thrive/how-to-talk-to-your-kids-about-coronavirus?fbclid=IwAR26F2Tmdj3pJN3iv6yAtRyTQoC-AH0P3H1D5QgEqQneurbBPnE_L6Omv30#.XmqzisKG7LA.facebook

Just for Kids: A Comic Exploring the New Coronavirus from NPR 

Brain Pop Video About the Coronavirus

https://www.brainpop.com/health/diseasesinjuriesandconditions/coronavirus/

Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource

https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources-and-podcasts/school-climate-safety-and-crisis/health-crisis-resources/talking-to-children-about-covid-19-(coronavirus)-a-parent-resource?fbclid=IwAR2qPcQ9tTi8fF3Ci81foJsGwstAEjhbPt5LLkUCn77w_2rzqWceI_OdFpM

How to Talk to Kids About the Coronavirus

Resources to Help You Talk to Your Kids About COVID-19

https://blackwellcounselors.weebly.com/

The Yucky Bug by Julia Cook

Social Story about Coronavirus

https://theautismeducator.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/The-Corona-Virus-Free-Printable-.pdf

Social-Emotional Learning Resources

Active Screen Time Resource

Yoga, Mindfulness and Relaxation Designed for Kids Aged 3+

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

Ultimate Guide to Mental Health and Education Resources for Kids and Teens

https://onlinecounselingprograms.com/resources/ultimate-guide-to-mental-health-and-education-resources/

Help Your Family De-Stress During Coronavirus Uncertainty

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/blog/help-your-family-de-stress-during-coronavirus-uncertainty

Videos for Sleep, Meditation and Relaxation

https://app.www.calm.com/meditate

Progressive Muscle Relaxation for Kids

Howard B. Wigglebottom Books, Animated Books, Songs, Posters and Lessons

https://wedolisten.org/

Mindfulness Websites/Activities

https://pawsitiveschoolcounselor.files.wordpress.com/2020/02/mindful-resources.pdf

Giant List of Ideas for Being Home with Kids

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1o6kEgCKLn3cyIm2hehhhSTIk7yRTd0C3zx49JS4wwCI/mobilebasic

Character Lessons During the Virus School Closure

https://cardinalrulepress.lpages.co/sunny-side-upbringing-home-school-program/?fbclid=IwAR342r_oWkh4vYKSJVuzMjpnCmo7pNhhRK52IVXt_YmF673teM-yZiIyk-M

Supporting your Children’s Social, Emotional, and Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

My Kid’s School is Closed, So Now What?

Explore Brain Pop Videos and Activities

https://jr.brainpop.com/health/

Coping Skills Resources

https://depts.washington.edu/hcsats/PDF/TF-%20CBT/pages/cognitive_coping.html

10 Days of Live ‘Choose Love’ Lessons For Parents and Children 

Kindness Videos

https://www.randomactsofkindness.org/kindness-videos

Online Learning/Enrichment Resources

Education Companies Offering Free Subscriptions Due to School Closings: Amazing Educational Resources

http://www.amazingeducationalresources.com/

Free Personalized Learning Resource 

https://www.khanacademy.org/

Free Online Learning Resources for Teaching Your Students Virtually

Library of Resources for Kids, Families, Teachers, and Librarians to Make Sure That Reading & Learning Can Happen Anywhere

Kahoot! Offers Free Distance Learning Tools During the Coronavirus Outbreak

https://kahoot.com/coronavirus-remote-offer/

Maryland Resources

Free Internet Access

https://www.internetessentials.com/covid19

Mental Health Resources and Emergency Services Information

https://health.maryland.gov/suicideprevention/Pages/Maryland-Crisis-Hotline.aspx

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  • Baltimore (Baltimore Crisis Response)

410-752-2272

  • Howard County (Grassroots Crisis Hotline)

410-531-6677

  • Baltimore County (Baltimore Crisis Response)

410-931-2214

  • Montgomery County (Crisis Center)

240-777-4815 TTY

240-777-4000