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Magination Press publishes two free books about understanding and coping with the COVID-19 pandemic!

Looking for resources to use while in quarantine? Magination Press has published two books, one explaining COVID-19 to children and one to help tweens and teens cope with the uncertainty and stress of the situation. Download PDFs or electronic versions here:

A Kid's Guide to Coronavirus
Unstuck! 10 Things to Do to Stay Safe and Sane During the Pandemic

Magination Press has also made these activities and chapters from its books downloadable for free!

Pages from How Do You Doodle?: Drawing My Feelings and Emotions by Elise Gravel
Drawing activities from A Box of Butterflies by Jo Rooks
Chapter 4 from Dream It: A Playbook to Spark Your Awesomeness
Mental Health Check Up and Toolkit

Magination Press Family blog posts in May
Help parents recognize anxiety in their children and provide strategies to manage it:

Recognizing Anxiety in Children: How to Spot and Identify Symptoms
Helping Children Find Their Light in Dark and Scary Times
Mindful Breathing Can Help Tame Worry Thoughts
Managing Sibling Conflict
Keeping Anxious Kids Socially Engaged During Quarantine

Encourage kids to explore their feelings with mindfulness, writing, and doodling:

Exploring Feelings with Mindfulness
Learning at Home: Writing and Doodling Activities for Kids
Learning at Home: Help Kids Learn Life Skills During Quarantine

Introducing two new Magination Press titles!

Papa, Daddy, and Riley by Seamus Kirst
A Feel Better Book for Little Poopers by Holly Brochmann and Leah Bowen

Eight Magination Press Story Times in May!

You Are Your Strong by Danielle Dufayet
Ani's Light by Dr. Tanu Shree Singh
Mindful Bea and the Worry Tree by Gail Silver
Fantastic You by Danille Dufayet
A Box of Butterflies by Jo Rooks
The Hugging Tree by Jill Neimark
A Terrible Thing Happened by Margaret Holmes
My Wandering Dreaming Mind by Merriam Sarcia Saunders

Check the Stress & Anxiety in Kids and Mindfulness for Kids and Teens pages for the most recent posts.

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