COVID – 19 Resources

ALL RESOURCES BELOW – UNDERLINED AND IN BLUE  – ARE WEBSITE LINKS

 

FOOD RESOURCES

GILL MONTAGUE REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT MEAL SERVICES

GREENFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM MEAL SERVICES    

LUNCH DELIVERY ORANGE, ATHOL, PETERSHAM, WENDELL, NEW SALEM

PIONEER VALLEY REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT MEAL SERVICES

Amherst Survival Center

Amherst – Pelham Regional School District Meal Services

Franklin County Restaurants that are open for pick up or delivery

Franklin County Food Access Resources

 

EDUCATIONAL WEBSITES/BOREDOME BUSTERS

Jarrett J. Krosoczka—author & illustrator popular graphic novels like The Lunch Ladies series, Hey Kiddo, Star Wars Jedi Academy and more will do a daily drawing lesson!Every weekday at 2pm ET for at least the next few weeks,Jarret will host free webcasts for you and your kiddos. https://www.youtube.com/studioJJK

Kanopy Stream thousands of independent films and documentaries free with your public library card

Libby Free e-books and audiobooks! Download the free app from your phone/device, or you can use Overdrive on your computer to stream thousands of audiobooks.

CLI Studios- Free online dance classes daily! It’s more important than ever that the dance community works together to support one another and help keep dancers dancing. In that spirit, starting on Monday, March 16th, we will begin streaming an amazing series of free live dance classes for the global dance community. Classes begin every day at 3pm Pacific / 6pm Eastern.

12 Famous Museums offer virtual tours you can take on your couch 

35 Children’s Books that teach empathy & kindness

Scholastic learn at home

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden Home Safari on Facebook Live Everyday at 3pm

50+Easy Indoor Activities for Kids

450 Ivy League Courses You Can Take Online for Free Right Now

150 Educational shows on Netflix

Amazing Educational Resources 

Educational Companies offerring free subscriptions

Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems

Operation Story Time – Your favorite authors host story time online!

Stop Motion Kids Camp

63 Easy Science Experiments for kids using household items

King Aurthur Flower Recipes to Bake with Kids

16 Card games that will turn students into math aces

Best Podcasts for Kids

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RESOURCES IN SPANISH

COVID 19 Health Update

Accesing SNAP in MA during COVID-19 crisis-Spanish

Applying for Cash Benefits in MA during COVID-19 outbreak- W Mass Spanish 3.30.2020

Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition

EMOTIONAL SUPPORT & SELF CARE & HEALTH 

How to talk to your kids about Coronavirus, from PBS

The ultimate kids’ guide to the new coronavirus

National Child Traumatic Stress Network Coronavirus Coping Guide

Daily AA Meeting via conference call

AA Alateen Chat Meetings for teens 13-18

MassHealth COVID-19 Daily Updates

Daily Live Music Sessions on NPR

World Health Organization Healthy Parenting During Covid-19

Free YOGA with Adriene

On-line Mindfullness for Kids

 

INTERNET ACCESS and ZOOM

If you know of a student without internet:

Spectrum is offering free service to those students for 60 days due to school closures. Installation fees will be waived to those eligible. Please have them call 1-844-488-8398.

Comcast is offering free internet service to qualifying low income families. Call 1-855-846-8376 for English and 1-855-765-6995 for Spanish.

Zoom is temporarily lifting the 40-minute time limit on free Basic accounts for schools affected by the Coronavirus. Here’s how to get access for your school. Students or teachers who fill out an online form using their school email addresses and are then verified by Zoom will have any accounts associated with that school’s domain also gain unlimited temporary meeting minutes, according to a site set up for the process overnight.

Think Before You Click internet safety

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