AYEKA offers individuals and families a learning page with many different online courses that can be accessed for free during this time. The focus of these learnings is to become a soulful learner in the context of Jewish education. Learn more here.
During this time period, children are learning vital lessons, and it is important to learning how we can react to these changes and unanticipated learning experiences. EJEWISH PHILANTHROPY provides an article on these lessons. Check it out here.
The JEWISH FEDERATION OF ST. PAUL offers a wide variety of virtual resources for families. One interesting resource on this page is the “virtual Meetup Calendar.” Check out all that is offered here.
JEWISH FAMILY AND CHILDREN’S SERVICE OF MINNEAPOLIS has created a resources page with a number of important resources from mental health services to Kosher meals on wheels. Check it out here.
In this time where we can’t fulfill the mitzvah of bikkur cholim (visiting the sick) in person, we can still support the elderly in other ways. THE COMPASSION MUSEUM is running a card campaign in which they are sending cards, artwork, and words of encouragement to isolated seniors. For more information, click here.
RESOURCES FOR PARENTS:
AYEKA offers parents a resource page and continually adds online seminars for parents during this time. There are also many additional resources that can be found in the videos page and by looking through the website here.
SCHOLASTIC is offering a free, downloadable workbook for dealing with emotions during challenging COVID-19 times. Learn about what you can do here.
CHILDREN RESOURCES AND LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES:
DISTRICT 196 has a virtual calming room with different stress relieving activities from coloring to live cameras of different animals. Check it out here.
TED-ED continually creates fun and inspirational lessons for children that are given in an engaging format. Lessons range from the “anatomy of the sneaker” to the “five types of text structure.” See all lessons offered here.
The SCIENCE JOURNAL FOR KIDS is a great website with educational webinars meant for kids. These are science-based webinars and can be watched anytime from home. Learn more here.
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