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One Great Thing for Wednesday, 4/29

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.

Kids are spending a lot of time online, but you probably can't monitor them constantly (and why would you want to?). Have a conversation to set expectations, including when screens are okay and when they’re not, and how to stay safe online. As a starting point, get familiar with online safety tools like Safe Search Kids.

Dr. June Almeida discovered the first known coronavirus in 1960. She’s just now getting credit for it.

Take your doodling to the next level and call it art class. Here are 10 different ways to doodle a flower. All you need is your hand, a pen, and a piece of paper.

What book has not been made into a movie, but really should be?

Learn some basic phrases, like greetings, in American Sign Language.


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