HIGH MEADOW SCHOOL COVID – 19 COMMUNITY RESOURCES 

LOCAL INFORMATION

THINGS TO DO

Educational Resources

Exercise and Physical Education

Museums, Parks and Zoo Virtual Tours

Public Libraries

Spring Break Fun By Age Groups

STEAM Resources

The News for Students

Podcasts/ Apps and Websites

More Ideas

 

MANAGING STRESS

Resources for Students

Resources for Families


LOCAL INFORMATION

ULSTER COUNTY has declared a state of emergency, and updates from the Ulster County Department of Health and Mental Health can be accessed HERE. For updates on agencies and available services, visit the Ulster County website HERE.

 

Important Phone Numbers:

Ulster County COVID-19 Hotline: 845-443-8888
Monday – Saturday | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

NYS Coronavirus Information Hotline: 888-364-3065

NYS Guidance on How to Protect Yourself and Your Family from COVID-19 When Enjoying the Outdoors 


THINGS TO DO

 

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

ABC Mouse (Pre K – 2nd – use code SCHOOL5836 to log in)

Brain Pop (4th – 8th)

Brain Pop Jr. (K – 3rd)

Crash Course

Khan Academy (K – 8th Math, Science, History, and more)

Newsela a database of current events stories tailor-made for students

PBS Learning Media – (Pre K – 8th)

Reading IQ – Over 10,000 books for students (Toddler – 6th, use code SCHOOL5836)

Scholastic – (Pre K – 8th)

 

EXERCISE AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION 

Cosmic Kids Yoga (3 years old +)

Dancing with The Fitness Marshall 

Hip Hop Public Health

Online Physical Education Network (K – 5th Grade)

 

MUSEUMS, PARKS and ZOO VIRTUAL TOURS

British Museum London

Ellis Island

The Louvre 

Maritime Aquarium IMAX Movies Online 

Metropolitan Museum of Art
Musée d’Orsay, Paris

Museum of Science and Industry , Chicago

National Constitution Center

National Natural History Museum: Online Tours 

National Museum U.S. Air Force

National Women’s History Museum: Online Exhibits 

New York Botanical Garden

Norman Rockwell Museum 

Rock the Park (2nd grade and up)

San Diego Zoo

Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

 

PUBLIC LIBRARIES

Elting Library

Kingston Library

Rosendale Library

Stone Ridge Library

 

SPRING BREAK FUN BY AGE GROUP

Toddler – 2nd Grade

American Museum of Natural History

Monterey Bay Aquarium Live Cams

Storyline Online

Bronx Zoo

New England Aquarium

Nature Conservancy

Circle Time Fun (code homefun1)

Toddler Activity Ideas

 

3rd Grade – 5th Grade

American Museum of Natural History

Yo Re Mi

Broadway Living Room Concerts

Georgia Aquarium Live Cams

Storyline Online

 

6th Grade – 8th Grade

Yellowstone National Park Tour

Broadway World Living Room Concerts

Georgia Aquarium Live Cams

Visit the Surface of Mars

Virtual Field Trip with the Nature Conservancy

Birthplace of Music Tours to Vienna, New Orleans and more!

 

STEAM RESOURCES (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

 

SCIENCE

Extreme Science

Minute Physics  is an educational YouTube channel that uses whiteboard animation to explain physics-related topics in approximately one minute.

Mystery Science – (K – 5th)

National Inventors Hall of Fame – (K – 8th,  STEM Activity Guide)

Nature Conservancy  (K – 5th)

Nature Conservancy (6 – 8th)

NOVA – 5th+ 

Science News For Kids (3rd – 8th)

 

TECHNOLOGY

NASA STEM – (K -12th)

Tynker – (coding 5th and up)

 

ENGINEERING

Exploratorium Museum

 

ART

Cartooning Club How To Draw 

Art for Kids Hub

Little Messy Monsters

Mo Willems Live Stream Doodle

 

MATH

HOODA MATH – (K – 8th)

Khan Academy – (Toddler – 12th)

ABCya Numbers Games (K – 6th)

15 Math Activities to do at home (Preschool/Toddler)

Color By Addition (creative math coloring activity worksheets!) 

 

THE NEWS FOR STUDENTS

Time for Kids

CNN 10

National Geographic Kids (Pre K – 8th)

 Smithsonian Tween Tribune (K – 8th)

XYZA News (5 – 8th)

Newseum (6 – 8th)

Newsomatic (2- 8th)

 

PODCASTS / APPS AND WEBSITES

Podcasts for Little Kids (Toddler to 3rd)

Apps and Sites for Gifted and Talented Kids

The Kids Should See This – a collection of 4,300+ kid-friendly videos on science, tech and culture

 

MORE IDEAS

RESOURCES FOR PLAY AND LEARNING FROM THE BOSTON CHILDREN’S MUSEUM

UP TO DATE LIST OF FREE ONLINE ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS

250+ Creative Ways to Keep Your Family Sane During the COVID-19 Crisis

 


 

MANAGING ANXIETY

FOR STUDENTS

TedXTalk: How to Make Stress Your Friend 

Meditation & Mindfulness for Children 

Journaling

 

FOR FAMILIES

Managing Stress and Anxiety from the CDC

Anxiety and Coping With the Coronavirus From the Child Mind Institute

Covid Resources from Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)

Ohio State University – Coping With Corona

NAMI (National Alliance of Mental Illness) – CoronaVirus Mental Health COping Strategies

From Harvard Health – Specifically for Those With Pre-existing Anxiety Disorders

Yoga for Anxiety Practise

5 Min Mindfulness Practice

5 Min Meditation 

Happy Place Podcast

Your Anxiety Toolkit Podcast