Family Resources

The Baby Fold is committed to the health and wellness of children and families.  Here are some resources to stay healthy and happy at home as you navigate the Coronavirus pandemic:

Health Information:

McLean County Health Department COVID-19 Resource Page
CDC: How COVID-19 Spreads
CDC: COVID-19 Prevention and Treatment
CDC: COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions
P.A.T.H. COVID-19 Resource Flyer
P.A.T.H. COVID-19 Resources

Activities to Keep Kids Busy at Home: 

Here are some resources to help keep children busy and give them some educational things to do.  These sites offer games, songs, counting, brain breaks, exercises, fitness videos, and so much more!

PBS Kids
Star Fall
Go Noodle
Get Epic
Highlights Kids
Scholastic

 

How to Talk to Your Kids:

Clinical Director of The Baby Fold, Dr. Rob Lusk reviews how to talk to your kids about the Coronavirus.  Click here to listen to the interview. 

Daniel Tiger teaches kids how to wash their hands, photo courtesy of PBS Kids.

PBS Kids has made it fun and simple for children to learn how to help stop the spread of germs.  Parents can click here to read an article about talking to your kids about the Coronavirus, and then explore many resources at the bottom of the article including videos, games, TV episodes, and apps from Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Curious George, and Sesame Street.  Kids can sing along with Elmo or Daniel Tiger as they learn how to wash their hands or cover a sneeze.