COVID-19 Parent Resources

First 8 Memphis wants to ensure that families, community members and early childhood professionals have access to resources and tools needed as we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. Our list of resources will be updated regularly. We are committed to making sure that young children and their families have what they need during this time. 

Talking to Kids About Coronavirus – ACE Awareness Foundation

Coronavirus: What Families Need to Know – Kidcentral TN

Resources for Families offering tips including age-appropriate responses to common questions, a guide to self-care, and activities for young children experiencing social distancing – Zero to Three

Coping with COVID-19 – NAEYC

How to Talk to Your Kids About COVID-19 – PBS

A Comic Exploring the New Coronavirus – NPR

Common Sense Media

Helping Families Destress – Common Sense Media

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Learn About the Coronavirus Coloring Book – St. Jude


Supporting Families and Caregivers of Infants and Young Children Affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic – Webinar hosted by TTAC – YouTube


Connecting the Social and emotional learning (SEL) Community – CASEL


Emergencies and National Disasters: Helping Children and Families Cope – NCPMI

ChildCare Aware of America

Coronavirus Updates and Resources for Child Care Providers and CCR&Rs

Piplo Productions in English

This story was developed to help young children and families talk about their experiences and feelings related to COVID-19 and the need to shelter in place. – Piplo Productions

Piplo Productions en Español

Este cuento fue creado para ayudar a los niños pequeños y a sus familias a hablar acerca de sus experiencias y sentimientos relacionados con el COVID-19, y de la necesidad de permanecer en casa. – Piplo Productions

Universal Parenting Place

Live sessions on Facebook to support parents during quarantine – The Universal Parenting Places

More COVID-19 Parent Resources