Talking with Kids About the News & Tragedy: Ages & Stages Approach for Home & Classroom

Talking with Kids About the News & Tragedy: Ages & Stages Approach for Home & Classroom


Developing strategies for discussing today's headlines is especially difficult when tragedy strikes.  Learn how to calm kids' fears, stimulate their minds, and encourage them to think about their place in today's world. WXXI has gathered the best in public media resources from PBS Parents, Arthur, Mr. Rogers, Sesame Street and Newshour Extra for the Classroom to assist you. 

PBS Parents Talking With Kids About News Guide

Mr. Rogers

Fred Rogers Talks About Tragic Events In The News: Tips for Parents


Sesame Street Guides: (English & Spanish)

Here For Each Other: Help parents and caregivers speak with children about difficult events

You Can Ask: Dealing with fear and stressful situations

When Families Grieve: Presents families' personal stories about coping with the death of a parent and difficult life transitions as well as strategies that have helped these families move forward.

Arthur: Helping Our Children Feel Safe

Arthur's Guide: Helping Our Children Feel Safe: (English & Spanish) 

Newshour Extra for Classrooms

Classroom: Issues Engagement Lessons & Discussions


 

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