Stuff for Kids and Teens
FREE = This service has been confirmed to be free.
ML = This service is offered in multiple languages.
Please note that the legend is only a guide. If you have any questions about a service, we encourage you to reach out to the organization directly.
If your organization is doing something similar and would like those efforts included in this list, please send an email to Monika Bodemer.
50 Coping Skills for Kids
Illustrated in a colourful and fun graphic that you can print and hang up where it’s the most handy!
A free skill-building program managed by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). It is designed to help adults and youth 15+ manage low mood, mild to moderate depression and anxiety, stress or worry. Delivered over the phone with a coach and through online videos, you will get access to tools that will support you on your path to mental wellness.
A video of Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, and Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. Theresa Tam, answering questions about the Coronavirus submitted by young people in Canada.
COVID-19 Health Literacy Project Resources for Children and Teenagers in over 30 Languages FREE, ML
Covid-19 Health Literacy Project has created and translated accessible materials which includes fact sheets helping children and teenagers understand important information about the virus.
Kids Help Phone FREE
Kids and teens 18 and younger who need to talk to someone about their mental health (or anything else!) can call 1-800-668-6868 or text “CONNECT” to 686868, for 24/7 support. No judgement, totally private, 24/7. Also, Kids Help Phone knows that COVID-19 may be on your mind. Click here to find reliable information on how you can cope during this crisis.
“My Hero is You!” Storybook
A storybook mainly for children aged 6-11 years old that explains how kids can protect themselves, their families, and friends from coronavirus and how to manage difficult emotions when confronted with a new and rapidly changing reality. Click here to access the story book in over 20 languages. As well, click here to view a voice-over performed and recorded by Daniel James.
Community Nutrition Program FREE
The Community Nutrition Program ensures the continuation of support of our nutrition programs for all students and families in our community when schools are closed.
Resources for LGBTQ2+ identified children, teens, and their families.
Want to do some fun stuff? Check out our “Fun” list of activities!
Ready to learn some cool things? Check out our “Learning” list of activities!