To help support students over the summer, CPS Office of Early Childhood Education has developed summer learning packets for Pre-K students transitioning to Kindergarten (identified as Pre-K below) and Kindergarten students transitioning to 1st grade (identified as Kindergarten below). Six (6) weeks of packets are available in English and Spanish. These packets can be used by families at any point during the summer to help students stay on track for the fall.
Our friends at the Chicago Children's Museum may still be closed to the public, but they’ve been hard at work during the pandemic developing the ultimate Parenting Playbook. Check out the countless at home activities, tips, tricks for parents and caregivers on their website.
During this time of uncertainty, it can be difficult finding the right things to say to explain what’s going on in the world. Here’s some guidance to help talk to your children about COVID-19.Explore
Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Here’s a resource from the CDC on coping with stress caused by COVID-19.Explore
Screen-time is essential and inevitable for remote learning in the 21st century, but here are some health and safety tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) for your children’s benefit.Explore
A list of no to low-cost internet options to support the remote learning of your child. This resource also features many other valuable resources for your family and your child’s continued education from home courtesy of Illinois State Board of Education.Explore