Resources to help teachers, students, and families navigate school closures and other COVID-19 challenges are available at https://www.secondstep.org/covid19support
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Everyday challenges are part of life. Providing your love and support is the most important step in helping children develop the confidence to overcome anything they face. Committee for Children has collaborated with Sesame Workshop to bridge the divide between what children learn in school and what they learn at home with their families. Sesame Street’s Little Children, Big Challenges initiative provides tips and strategies to help adults and children (ages 2 to 5) navigate challenges and build lifelong skills for resilience.
Resilience to deal with new challenges is a fundamental element of social-emotional learning. Start practicing coping skills early with these materials.
Help for adults and children handling the difficult subject of divorce. Includes kid-friendly videos and activities, plus tips for parents and apps for iOS and Android.
A loved one’s incarceration can be overwhelming for all involved, especially children. Materials include a downloadable storybook, a video to introduce the subject, and advice for adults.
Join Committee for Children’s Mia Doces and Sesame Workshop for a six-part series of anti-bullying web videos for educators and caregivers.