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Family Resources

A collection of websites and information that will be updated regularly. All sites have been curated by Carey faculty and staff. Please reach out to Neely Norris - Assistant Head of School - with any questions, concerns, or recommendations of your own.


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Parenting Advice

Guidelines for gatherings of children and youth while schools are closed - King County

Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus | Child Mind Institute

Schools Are Closing for Coronavirus. Now What? - The New York Times

 

Free Internet Access

Xfinity/Comcast is opening up its Xfinity WiFi Hotspots free to all, more information can be found here.  If you need access to a hotspot, go to https://wifi.xfinity.com/ and find the most convenient location.  Once at a hotspot, select the “xfinitywifi” network name in the list of available hotspots and then launch a browser.

 

Camp Galileo

Camp Galileo Anywhere

Books that Encourage Kids to Be Collaborative

Avoid Group Project Pitfalls: How to Help Kids Collaborate

We Belong to Each Other: Collaborating to Contribute When It’s Needed Most

11 Virtual Field Trips You Can Take From Home

 

Wide Open School

Wide Open School is a free and open collection of the best online learning experiences and activities for kids curated by the editors at Common Sense Media.

 

Arts and Hands On Activity Ideas

20+ Cute and Easy Origami for Kids - Easy Peasy and Fun

Easy Hands-On Activities Families Can Do At Home (Teacher Approved!) - We Are Teachers

 

Math Websites

The Daily SET Puzzle | America's Favorite Card Games

CueThink

NUMBEROCK | Math Songs & Videos

 

Free Educational Apps

Free Educational Apps, Games, and Websites - Common Sense Media

 

Reading Ideas

50 Books All Kids Should Read Before They're 12 - Common Sense Media

 

Recreation and Movement Ideas

Cosmic Kids Yoga - YouTube

 

Science Experiments At Home

Science Experiments for Kids - CuriOdyssey

 

Virtual Field Trips

12 Museums From Around the World That You Can Visit Virtually | Travel + Leisure

Academy Science | California Academy of Sciences