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"Research shows that just being in the presence of a compassionate, safe adult can help kids calm down. As families, we can be “that person” for each other."

Some tips parents and children can work on, together.

From Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood:

From Sesame Street:

From Esme and Roy:

  • H: Am I hungry?
  • O: Am I overstimulated?
  • S: Do I need to sleep?
  • E: Do I need to exercise?

"This morning, I heard my daughter explain the school closures to her kindergarten brother this way: “This sickness isn’t a big deal for you or for me, but we want to be germ-busters so that we can protect other people — like grandma and grandpa! This is how we help.”

The PBS KIDS 24/7 channel offers anytime access to trusted educational series for kids ages 2-8.

The PBS KIDS Video app is available on mobile, tablet and connected TV devices and offers on-demand educational videos, and a livestream of the PBS KIDS 24/7 channel. No subscription required.

The PBS KIDS Games app offers nearly 200 educational games, which can be downloaded for offline play anytime, anywhere.


Germs Germs Go Away | Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood | PBS KIDS

Daniel imagines that he can make all of the germs on his hands go away.

Watch and play more games at or download the *FREE* PBS KIDS Video and Games app at

PBS LearningMedia is a free resource for PreK-12 educators that supports distance learning, and provides resources to help explain the virus and promote healthy habits.

PBS is offering a free virtual learning event for teachers this Wednesday, March 18 at 7 pm ET on the topic of distance learning with PBS LearningMedia. Share this sign-up link with your local educators:


What are viruses and how do they spread?

Find resources for students of all ages that explore the nature of viruses, how they are transmitted, and the healthy habits we can all engage in to prevent their spread. From the common cold to coronavirus, these videos, interactive lessons, and discussion questions will offer educators a variety of ways to introduce the topic to students.