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One Great Thing for Tomorrow

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.

Social distancing is the right thing to do for everyone—but it’s tough on kids who miss their buddies. Help younger kids stay connected by setting up video chat playdates with their best friends. (But good luck getting your phone back.)

Learn how to talk to your kids about coronavirus in this article from PBS.

Give your kid a chance to try some coding with these fun one-hour activities from Code.org. Best for grades 2 and up.

“You get to invite three famous people, from any time in history, to come to a party. Who would they be? What do you think they would talk about?”

Have your kids ever seen your family tree? You might be surprised by how much they don’t know about who’s related to whom. Get a piece of paper and start drawing it out!


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