Defending the Early Years: Guidance for Supporting Children through COVID-19 [downloadable]

With the sudden disruption of our daily lives in response to the COVID-19pandemic, Defending the Early Years (DEY)  released special guidance and resources to help parents and educators support young children in adjusting and getting the most out of this unfamiliar experience.

The new DEY Guidance for Supporting Children through COVID-19 offers insights for helping young children adjust to new restrictions and routines including recommendations for new approaches to screen time, academic expectations and learning through play. Dozens of thoughtful ideas encourage using the time to teach children new skills, from baking and musical instruments to first aid and new chores.

Download a PDF of the 12-page guide. For more information, read the press release on DEY’s COVID-19 materials.

Source: Defending the Early Years | COVID-19 Resources, | © 2020 Defending the Early Years
Defending the Early Years (DEY) is a non-profit organization working for a just, equitable, and quality early childhood education for every young child. DEY publishes reports, makes mini-documentaries, issues position statements, advocates on policy, and provides early childhood educators and advocates with valuable resources.

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