Talking to your child about COVID-19

As we transition from learning at school to learning at home, we can have lots of different feelings. We may feel, sad, angry, happy, excited, confused, and more! Talking to your children about COVID-19 is important. We at PS 204 are available to help in any way we can. Please click on the links below to help support your discussions.

A fun kid-friendly book on COVID-19 – English

A fun kid-friendly book on COVID-19 – Spanish

Talking to Children About Coronavirus (COVID-19): 14 tips – American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 

Video: How to Talk to Your Children About Coronavirus – Boston Children’s Hospital

Supporting Kids During the Coronavirus Crisis – Child Mind Institute 

Talking to Your Children about the Coronavirus | en español  – Child Mind Institute 

Tips for Talking With Your Child with Autism About the Coronavirus – Child Mind Institute

10 tips for talking about COVID-19 with your kids – PBS Kids

How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus – PBS Kids 

Tips for Families: Talking About the Coronavirus – Zero to Three 


Resources for Parents, Caregivers and Family Members​: – Child Mind Institute

COVID-19 Fact Sheet for Grandfamilies and Multigenerational Families – Generations United

COVID-19 Resource and Information Guide – NAMI

Department of Health Info on COVID-19 – NY Department of Health

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Advice for the Public: Healthy Parenting – World Health Organization

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