Parenting in the Time of COVID-19

Last Updated: 4/23/2020 8:28 PM

Tips and tools to help parents interact constructively with their children during this time of confinement.


At Home Activities:

Kindergarten through 8th Grade: Fun ways to promote optimal physical and mental wellness for your family

Teens and Young Adults: Ways to quarantine and chill while optimizing your mental wellness

Parents/Adults: At home activities and support


Calm Together: Free resources to support mental wellness during these trying times


Checklist for Families with Children/Youth with Special Healthcare Needs


COVID-19 Parenting

One-on-One Time

Keeping It Positive

Structure Up

Bad Behavior

Keep Calm and Manage Stress

Talking about COVID-19

Keeping Children Safe Online

Family Budgeting in Times of Financial Stress

Family Harmony at Home

Learning Through Play

When We Get Angry

Parenting in Crowded Homes and Communities


Simple Activities for Children and Adolescents


Supporting Your Child’s Health and Well-Being During Ohio’s Ordered School-Building Closure


Tools for Talking to Kids About Coronavirus

From the Child Mind Institute

Helping Children Cope with Changes Resulting from COVID-19

Just for Kids: A Comic Exploring the New Coronavirus

Talking to Kids - COVID-19 Checklist