Back to School

Back to school looks and feels differently this year which can be causing stress and anxiety in children. We are sharing resources that may be useful during this time. Please feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions. 

Ms. Callender and Ms. Kump

ckump@ps13si.org

acallendar@ps13si.org

 
Resources: 
 

Ideas and Activities for Summer Break

The below list of resources contains links for continued learning over the summer and virtual/outdoor activities. We hope you are able to enjoy the summer months with your family. 

 

*Wildlife Conservation Society

https://bronxzoo.com/virtual-zoo?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI6qHv2MPM6AIVSdyGCh0rWQnPEAAYASAAEgIzw_D_BwE

  * The Met Museum for Kids! https://www.metmuseum.org/art/online-features/metkids/

*   American Museum of Natural History’s collection https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/american-museum-of-natural-history

* TheNew York Botanical Garden  https://www.nybg.org/take-a-virtual-walk-through-nybgs-spring-landscape/

 Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/intrepid-sea-air-and-space-museum

* The Empire State Building https://www.esbnyc.com/earthcam-empire-state-building

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum  https://artsandculture.google.com/streetview/solomon-r-guggenheim-museum-interior-streetview/jAHfbv3JGM2KaQ?sv_lng=-73.95902634325634&sv_lat=40.78285751667664&sv_h=11&sv_p=0&sv_pid=MfnUmHRyOSzMtY3vtYU05g&sv_z=0.9999999999999997
 
Outside of NYC

*Georgia Aquarium  https://www.georgiaaquarium.org/

South Carolina  Aquarium  https://scaquarium.org/?fbclid=IwAR2gcog4fnSCnInvTCP5X4tqxfy3WOS8uD3zJZhjRuhq8C6DIdQ33XJsmps

* The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History  https://naturalhistory2.si.edu/vt3/NMNH/

* The Liberty Bell  https://historyview.org/library/liberty-bell/

* Mount Rushmore  https://www.cyark.org/projects/mount-rushmore-national-memorial/virtual-tour

* San Diego Zoo  https://kids.sandiegozoo.org/

* Hawaii Volcanoes  https://artsandculture.withgoogle.com/en-us/national-parks-service/hawaii-volcanoes/nahuku-lava-tube-tour

* Hidden World of National Parks  https://artsandculture.withgoogle.com/en-us/

* International Space Station https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/main/suni_iss_tour.html
 
Around the World
The Sun  com/virtual-tour-to-the-sun  https://amazingsciencefacts.com/virtual-tour-to-the-sun/
 
 
Educational Websites
Brainscape (To make your own online flashcards) https://www.brainscape.com/
 

Useful Websites

NYC Department of Education  https://www.schools.nyc.gov/

NY Public Library: https://www.nypl.org/      https://www.nypl.org/125/summerreading?utm_source=eNewsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=NYPLConnect_20200609&utm_campaign=NYPLConnect 

For Summer Reading Programs and activities Ebooks:  https://www.nypl.org/books-music-movies/ebookcentral/simplye    

Online events and classes https://www.nypl.org/events/calendar/online                                    

Online Leaning and Skills for Adults: https://www.nypl.org/education/adults

Practice Makes Perfect  https://practicemakesperfect.org/

Staten Island Parent: https://www.siparent.com/ 

Staten Island Children’s Museum: https://sichildrensmuseum.org/

Liberty Science Center https://www.facebook.com/LibertyScienceCenter/?utm_source=wordfly&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Insiders-weekofJune8&utm_content=version_A

STEM activities from the Home Depot https://sciencefaircentral.com/
 

               https://www.nycgovparks.org/highlights/parks-at-home/kids

               https://cityparksfoundation.org/summerstage-anywhere/
 

 

Self Care

Self Care

           Self-Care 1.docx **** This one have the most tips and videos you can utilize immediately! 

           Self-care for Educators Caregivers During a Pandemic _ Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility.pdf 

30 Things We Can Do For Our Emotional Health: 

           30ThingsWeCanDoForOurEmotionalHealthSELResourceSheet 1.pdf  

Adult Handbook on How to Talk to Teens:

           Adult-Handbook-2019 1.pdf

Coping With Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks

           Coping with Stress During an Outbreak SAMHSA 1.pdf

Coronavirus Anxiety Workbook (an amazing resource that lets you create a plan for yourself!)

            Coronavirus-Anxiety-Workbook.pdf

Managing Stress

             covid-19-managing-stress-anxiety.pdf  

Mental Health Tips

            COVID-19-Mental-Health-Tips-HSPH 1.pdf  

Hotlines 

            Parent support hotlines.pdf  

 

For kids:

Books-   dave-the-dog-coronavirus-1-1 1.pdf 

                 CDC Coping After a Disaster storybook 1.pdf 

                  Coronavirus_ABookForChildren.pdf

                  virus explained- spanish.pdf  

                  virus explained.pdf 

Coping skills -A-TO-Z-OF-CALMING-TECHNIQUES.pdf

 

May Resources

As these strange and difficult times continue please look at the resources below for support. If you need something specific that is not listed please reach out to one of the counselors. We will work to help you in any way we can. 

 

 coping_in_hard_times_parents.pdf  

COVID-19 Parental Resource_UPDATED.pdf  

COVID-19_parent_handout_NASP_NASN_2-20_FINAL 6 0.pdf  

guiding_adults_in_talking_about_death_and_services.pdf  

helping_teens_with_traumatic_grief_caregivers.pdf  

parent-and-family-covid-sel-resource-doe.pdf 

 

Virtual STEAM summer program through CSI for children ages 8-13

https://www.csi.cuny.edu/sites/default/files/pdf/continue/SteamCatalog.pdf

 

As always, please feel free to reach out to us. Our emails are:

ckump@ps13si.org 

acallendar@ps13si.org

 

Resources

With everything going on right now you or your family may need some extra support. I am posting an attachment with information of outside agencies who may be able to support you. 
 
The types of resources included: 
 
1. Mental Health and Emotional Support
2. Food
3. Housing
4. Finances
5. Equity and Access
6. Substance Use
7. Immigration
8. Remote Learning Supports
9. Mindfulness
10. Information About Continuing Services
11. General Mental Health Information and Support
 
Click the link below to access 
 
If you need help with something that is not listed reach out and let us know. 
Ms. Kump and Ms. Callender

Resources Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Current events and the news have many of us feeling uncertain and tense right now. This includes  children who are looking at us to see how to react to this stressful situation. Check out the below resources for tips on how to speak to your children to ensure they feel safe and secure. 

 

 

virus explained.pdf 

 virus explained- spanish.pdf  

 COVID-19_parent_handout_NASP_NASN_2-20_FINAL.pdf