26 March 2020

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In light of the great uncertainty we are all facing, we wanted to share with you a number of educational, fun and useful resources to help you and your families to stay occupied and mentally healthy.

SchoolTV
As you are likely aware, SchoolTV is a great resource for you to access for free as a Carey parent. The program is run by world-renowned child psychologist Dr Michael Carr-Gregg, and is full of useful advice and practical tips to help you and your children through their schooling years.

SchoolTV have produced two videos and sets of resources relating to COVID-19:

Special Report: Coronavirus – a guide for parents
Special Report: Preparing for remote learning

We think you may also find the following SchoolTV topics useful during this time:

Physical activity and exercise
Mindfulness
Youth anxiety
Social media and digital reputation
Resilience

Useful information
Some reputable and interesting resources to keep you up-to-date.

Australian Government COVID-19 informational videos
Independent Schools Victoria’s Parents Website
Royal Children’s Hospital video – Supporting your child through COVID-19

Classes for kids
Keep your children active and engaged by breaking up their usual schedule with some of these online classes.

PE classes online
Virtual yoga classes for children
Virtual Kinder by Play to Learn Preschool

Just for fun
When you and your family need a break from all the online work, these are some fun online resources to pass the time with.

ABC Kids website
Squiz kids podcast – news for 8 to 12 years olds
Melbourne Zoo’s animal livestreams
Explore – livestreams of animals all over the world

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