One Great Thing for Friday, 3/20

As parents grappling with life in the era of coronavirus ourselves, we know how hard it feels to get through these days—let alone what the next weeks and months will bring. Every day, we’ll share a few great things that are helping us cope with kids at home, work to do, and plenty to worry about. We hope they help you, too.

Don't let anyone make you feel like you aren't smart enough to do this. No one knows your child like you. You don't need to become a teacher—you need to keep being a parent.

Which of your favorite celebrities are stepping up during the crisis? These familiar faces are taking to social media to read children’s stories, share humor, and offer support.

Newsela allows children of different ages engage with the news, and it’s available in English or Spanish. To create a free account, click here, say "no" (you aren't joining a teacher's class), and in a few minutes you'll be ready to go.

“If your stuffed animals or the posters on your wall could talk, what would they say?”

Make a family time capsule to document this extraordinarily unusual moment in all of our lives.

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