Article / Published Apr 19

One Great Thing for Monday, 4/20

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.

Start a new quarantine ritual—something special you do during these extraordinary circumstances. Maybe you start a daily journal or take a walk each day at the same time, or make your coffee iced instead of hot. Whatever it is, make it something you can manage on a regular basis, and that you enjoy.

Sheltering at home has meant blockbuster business for the jigsaw puzzle industry. Ever wonder how they’re made? (Watch the process here, too.)

There’s been a lot of talk about "The Great Depression." Do your kids know what it was, how it started, and how it affected people’s lives? Watch this seven minute overview from acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns.

What food are you not going to eat again for a long time after the coronavirus outbreak is over?

Take a short National Geographic quiz about sharks, space, or other science topics and learn something new along the way.

"Life is a game, people, and we're all on the same team." Folks, it's time for a pep talk from Kid President.

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