COVID-19 Resources

MSPCC has collected resources for families to understand how to talk to children about the COVID-19 pandemic as well as resources to have fun, learn, and stay busy while practicing social distancing. 

Talking to your child about Coronavirus:


Zero to Three Toolkit with resources on children’s frequently asked questions and fun activities to do with young children during social isolation.

Harvard Graduate School of Education video on helping children cope with anxiety surrounding Coronavirus.

PBS KIDS conversations about Coronavirus, as well as videos, games and activities all about hand washing and staying healthy.

Free education resources for children at home.

Head Start supporting children experiencing trauma

COVIBook PDF in 19 languages for explaining the virus and ways to prevent it to children.


Fun activities while practicing social distancing:


Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems

New England Aquarium Virtual Visits

Georgia Aquarium Live Webcams

Broadway Plays and Musicals

Celebrities Reading Stories

San Diego Zoo Webcam

Live Concerts/Opera

Mystery Science

Busy Toddler

7 Days of Play

Free Yoga Classes

Boston Public Library

30 Virtual Field Trips

Entertain Kids on a Dime


For more resources for families and behavioral health providers, visit the Children’s Mental Health Campaign and MassAIMH


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