COVID-19 resources for parents and children

Children, just like adults play an important role in preventing the spread of COVID-19. Use these resources to help your child understand what's going on and how they can help.

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Activities for children

Use these activities to teach your child about what they can do to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

We also have COVID-19 resources for youth and students.

Other educational topics

Use these resources to teach your child about other topics while they're at home:

Information for parents

Find resources with advice for parents.

Parenting during COVID-19
Provincial, territorial and community-based resources
Vaccines and immunizations
Financial help

Your family's mental health

COVID-19 can be difficult for children to understand, especially if they know someone who's sick. Pay close attention to how your child is feeling. You can support your child's mental health by:

You and your child can stay connected with family, friends and neighbours through:

For more information on how to help your child:

For children
For parents

You're not alone. Ask for help if you feel overwhelmed. You may benefit from talking to someone about your feelings and concerns.

For Indigenous peoples

Hope for Wellness Helpline offers mental health counselling and crisis intervention for Indigenous peoples across Canada.

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