How do I support my child during the pandemic?
The hardest part of parenting during COVID-19 for this age group is online or virtual schooling. Check out our Back to (Virtual) School resources to keep everyone on task and calm.
The good news is, kids in the 5 to 12-year-old age bracket are often still excited about outdoor experiences – biking, hiking, and backyard play. There are still lots of ways to stay active outside safely. Check out this Academy of Pediatrics’ article on Getting Children Outside While Social Distancing.
Here are some other ideas for supporting your elementary-aged children during the pandemic.