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Resources for children during center closure

You are encouraged to sign up for CDC email updates on the CDC website

Do you miss your favorite teachers? Check out our YouTube Channel here.
Our YouTube channel features lots of videos of our teachers reading stories, sending messages, doing activities and singing songs.

Other resources:
Below are a list of resources to help you talk to your children about Coronavirus and keep them engaged during center closures as well where to get free meals for children.

Wearing a mask: For some children wearing a mask may seem scary or uncomfortable. This book is a great way to talk with them about it. 

A tool kit from PCCY to help kids during the corona virus shut down.

Earth Day Activity

Try this fun Earth Day Activity called Cloud in a Jar. You can also check out a video of the activity  here.

Videos from our teachers

Miss Christie from Wynnewood sings a silly song

Miss Vaughan from Wynnewood reads “There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Frog”

Mr. Jake from Colonial enjoying time in Nature

Miss Carly from Ridge Park reading “The Stinky Cheese Man”

A message from Miss Beth from Narberth

Miss Christie from Wynnewood reads “Mortimore”

How to talk to children about Coronavirus:

From Zero to Three

From PBS Kids

From Zen reader, Nancy Kislin, LCSW

Engaging activities

Our music teachers Ms. Laura and Mr. Joe will be doing a Facebook Live music group for children every Tuesday and Thursday at 10 and will be posting videos as well. You can check out their page here.

Nature Jack is also offering fun STEM activities to do at home. We’ll post his videos below as they are released.

Science with Nature Jack at Home Episode 1: Raw Eggs vs. Hard-Boiled Eggs

Science with Nature Jack at Home Episode 2: “Who Put the Pepper in the Pot” Pepper Experiment

We Feel Feelings in Our Bodies  Activities to help children cope with and understand worry.  

11 Simple Activities for Babies: 0 to 6 Months

11 Fun Activities for Babies: 6 to 12 months

From Scholastic

From the Office of Early Childhood Education

From the School District of Philadelphia

Meal sources

For Philadelphia Children

For Pottstown children

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