Activities & Resources

Talking to kids about the election

Our scholars, or even the children in our families, may have many questions today and the days/months to come on the election results so we wanted to share some resources that could help guide the conversations both inside and outside of the classroom.  This National Geographic article offers 3 key points to focus on when speaking to children about the election - what to talk about, look for teachable moments, and a parent's responsibility. 

Helping Children & Families Cope with Covid-19 Pandemic

This guidebook was created to help children better understand the pandemic through a series of activities. The guidebook covers 16 topics which are divided into five sections. Some of the topics included are understanding how your child feels, focus on positive ways to cope, coping with fears and worries, and additional resources.

COVID-19 Resources for Students and Families


This DOE info sheet includes helpful articles, resources, and activities for supporting student and adult wellness. COVID-19-specific articles and social-emotional resources for families are posted on the DOE Crisis page, as well as these crisis support resources posted on the InfoHub


Additional resources can be found at Child Mind Institute, visit:

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This Child Mind Institute article focuses on helping children cope with grief. Caregivers will find "tips broken into a range of ages and experiences, and information about what to say, who should say it, what to look out for and how to help."


The following hotline numbers can be used during times of crisis.

Helpful Websites for Parents

A.C.E Academy for Scholars

PS 290 Queens

55-20 Metropolitan Avenue

Ridgewood, NY 11385


T: 718-571-6900  

F: 718-571-6920


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