Helping Kids Remember
Build a memory chain to remember happy times.
- Cut apart the “Memory Chain” strips. Help kids write or draw a memory on each one.
- Link the strips by looping them to one another, using tape to create a chain of memories. Hang up the memory chain, adding new memories and occasionally reading through them together.
Open Ended Art
Doing open-ended art activities together helps adults and children relax and connect.
Showing and Sharing Feelings
Naming a big feeling can help children begin to understand it, and later regulate it.
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.
Coloring to Calm Down
Coloring can help both children and grown-ups feel more calm and grounded.
For children and adults, it’s important to celebrate the lives of our loved ones who have died.