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Coronavirus Guide for Philadelphia Area Families

How to keep your family safe and happy while we deal with the coronavirus, from health advice, to closures, coping strategies and things to do with the kids when they are home from school.

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Free Online Education Tools to Keep Kids Learning

12 free educational sites to help keep your kids on track while schools are closed.

Local Parks and Other Places Open for Safe Outdoor Visits

Find out which state and county parks and other outdoor places are open and how to safely visit

Comcast Offers Free Premium Channels

During the coronavirus shutdown, Comcast is offering free access to certain premium channels, starting with Showtime and educational networks for kids.

Watch Live Cams at Local Zoos And Across the Country

Zoos near and far welcome virtual visitors with animal livestreeams.

Coronavirus Mild in Most Children, but Infants, Younger Ones More at Risk

A study released Monday showed children in China had less serious symptoms, but infants were hit harder.

7 Science-based Strategies to Cope with Coronavirus Anxiety

It's a stressful time. If anxiety is getting the best of you and your family, here's how to de-stress.

How to Talk to Kids About Coronavirus

The COVID-19 outbreak can be difficult to discuss with kids. Here are tips on how to handle the subject.

Ways to Keep Kids Fit and Active While at Home

Being stuck in the house doesn't mean you can't stay fit. Find ways to get the kids moving.

Online Activities and Lessons for Kids

Online activities to keep the busy and learning while they are social distancing from the coronavirus.

How to Help Your Child With Special Needs

Here are ways to comfort and entertain children with special needs during what can be a frightening time.

Local Museums and Venues with Virtual Tours and Programs

Museums and performing arts spaces encourage families to visit through virtual tours and educational programming.

Pennsylvania Cancels Standardized Tests

Get the latest on how coronavirus is impacting education in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware schools

Local Schools Struggle to Provide Online Classes

A requirement that all students have equal access to online instruction has kept some school districts from implementing cyber lessons.

How to Help Kids Relax

A help guide on stress relievers for children and adults during the coronavirus pandemic

Resources for Parents of Children With Special Needs

What are schools required to do for students with special needs during a shutdown? Special Education Advocate Lisa Lightner has put together this guide.

6 Questions About School Closures

What happens if they miss too many days? What about statewide testing this spring? Do they have to offer home instruction?

How Do I Know if I Might Have Coronavirus? 5 Questions Answered

The symptoms include fever, cough and shortness of breath, but the risk of contracting here is low at the moment, a Penn State professor says.

Online Entertainment Ideas for Parents

Take care of yourself with these online diversions. Share them with the kids. Or get some alone time.

Fun (And Educational) Stuff for Kids to Do Online

Keep the kids busy with these online alternatives that include a dash of education and enrichment.

Why You Need to Clean Doorknobs and Phones

Good cleaning practices and sanitation tips.

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