Military Family Resources

Public Media Resources for Military Families:

Sesame Street for Military FamiliesSesame Street Families Near & Far for Military Families: Created specifically to help parents and caregivers face the challenges of deployments, homecomings, changes, and grief and communicate with tools, media and activities for young children. This resource may also be useful to teachers helping their young students to adjust. 

Additional Sesame Military Families Toolkits:

 

Sesame Street for Military Families Transitions Sesame Street for Military Families: Transitions:  When parents transition, so do kids. It's a new adventure…and all adventure stories have a hero. They also have ups and downs. But with the help of caring adults, your little hero can find the strength to "go with the flow"—and have fun along the way. Watch videos, read quick facts, download resource guides and more!



We Are a Family Activities

Helping Hands: How do families help each other in transitions?
Thankful Hearts: What are we thankful for and do we love about each other as a family?
Family Portrait: Draw a family picture.
Family Pledge: We're in this together!

Sesame Street Family

Celebrate Veteran Families:

My Story, My Big AdventureMy Story, My Big Adventure: Life — and the changes it brings — can certainly be an adventure. Sometimes it feels like a story that’s constantly unfolding — some chapters are exciting, some more difficult. This activity book is designed to help your child as she navigates the latest change in your life as a family. Life is an adventure, and your child is the hero at the center of his story

 

The Homefront

The Homefront: Issues for Military Families from PBS LearningMedia: Video Clips

Watch the Full Documentary of The Homefront

 

 

Newshour ExtraMilitary Families from PBS NewsHour Extra Students Reporting Lab  for Grades 7-12: Students reflect on their experience as children in a military family.

 

Note: Please preview all media for age appropriateness before using it with children. See grade level recommendations on media listings and cautionary notes for guidance.

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