During this time, we know that emotions can be highened and stress levels increased for guardians as well as youth. It is important to check-in with each other and have those in depth discussions. Below is a list of various sites that provide simple discussion starters and free dopwnloadable/ printable worksheets for adults as well as children and teens. In the event you do not have access to a printer you may also just view the form and answer the questions. These are just simply ideas to engage families in communicating together and being able to determine the needs of the family. We are all in it together.
Family Game Idea
just a normal game of janga, not even close! Label the bricks with a question, from easy ones to hard ones. Have some fun with it! From favorite color, food, hobby questions to more indepth questions such as worst fear, biggest wish, and so much more. This activity will allow the entire family to engage and get to know each other on a deeper level.
The folllowing site is information from the CDC on how to help handle stress during this time:
free printable worksheets
Stress and Coping Worksheets for Adults
Stress and Coping Worksheets for kids and teens