Coloring to Calm Down
Coloring can help both children and grown-ups feel more calm and grounded.
Color this page together with children. You might talk together about their choices of colors, swap stories about your important person, share feelings, or just sit quietly together. Simple experiences like these can help both of you feel more connected and calm.
In this story, Elmo’s cousin Jesse helps remind children that big changes can mean new opportunities to learn and grow.
Jesse Expresses Grief Through Play
A video to show how children can express their feelings of grief through play — and how grown-ups can help.
Re-grieving as Seasons Change
A video that shows how grief can come and go throughout life.
Elmo and Jesse Remember Uncle Jack
A video to show that there are many ways to remember—and celebrate—a person who died.
Growing as They Grieve
A special guide for providers supporting children who are grieving.
Growing as We Grieve
Parents and caregivers, reflect on your own experience of grief and hear what has helped other families cope, thrive, and find joy.
Supporting Grieving Native American Children and Families
Learn ways to support Native American children and families who are grieving with compassion and cultural humility.