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 loved one, share feelings, or just sit quietly together. Simple experiences like these can help both of you feel more connected and calm.
Showing and Sharing Feelings
Naming a big feeling can help children begin to understand it, and later regulate it.
Open Ended Art
Doing open-ended art activities together helps adults and children relax and connect.
Grief and Change Caused by COVID-19
It’s okay to have feelings of grief when we experience changes big and small.
When Kids Need Special-Special Comfort
In the midst of big changes, comfort items such as small stuffed animals and blankets can provide a sense of continuity in a child’s life.
Helping Children Through Grief Related To COVID-19
There are ways to help families talk about death, express their feelings, and grieve together.
For children and adults, it’s important to celebrate the lives of our loved ones who have died.