Talking to Your Children about COVID-19
Talking to Children about COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource
https://www.nasponline.org/…/talking-to-children-about-covi… This is a comprehensive resource authored by the National Association of School Psychologists.
Coronavirus, Anxiety, Children and the Church
Great, practical advice from the “Building Faith” website based at Virginia Theological Seminary (Episcopal).
Helping Children with Scary News
A blog post by New York Times bestselling children’s author Sally Lloyd-Jones focused on helping children process scary news.
Helping Children and Teens Cope with Anxiety
A guide from Children’s Hospital in Seattle with strategies to help children and teens cope with anxiety related to the coronavirus.
The Bible Project
Pastor Paul here, I love this resource! Check out the videos with your kids, and there are some excellent videos for grown ups as well. I've been using these resources for adult Bible study classes at church.
Faith & Parenting
We believe that parents are the single most effective agents for passing along the faith to our children. Close behind, grandparents and extended family members. We that the resources provided here will help you along that journey of nurturing the gift of faith in your children, grandchildren, or nieces and nephews. We are committed to growing cross+generational ministry at Lord of Life to help. We believe that this is where the wisdom of the elder meets the wonder of the child.
Faith and Devotions for a Pandemic
Yup, a church put together a resource for daily devotionals during a pandemic and we've got it for you right here. Let us know what you think, it utilizes the Faith5 we've shared in the past.
The Daily Breath Podcast
A pastor and friend of Pastor Paul has a daily podcast we think you'll really enjoy. You can find it by clicking here or on the image.
Morning Watch KIDS!
Welcome to Morning Watch KIDS!, where we say good morning to God. Two Lutheran pastors, who also happen to be brothers, deliver daily fun for kids! Subscribe to their YouTube channel for fun and faith each morning.
More Links for Faith Formation at Home
Lectionary Based Readings and Reflections
Faithful Parenting in a Pandemic
Discussion Guide During the Pandemic
Children’s Bedtime Stories w/Pastor Tim (Friend of Pastor Paul who serves in New Hampshire!)
Faith Finder Fun!
Lutheran Pastor Heather Roth Johnson and her team are creating a faith at home YouTube channel entitled “Faith Finder Fun!” They will offer Monday-Friday faith videos with Backyard Monday, Treasure Tuesday, Creative Wednesday, Magic Thursday, Science Friday and Random Saturday! It’s a free resource for your families:
Faith At Home Resources
Here's a curated collection of resources for faith at home. This website was originally created by our very own Pastor Paul during his time at the ELCA Churchwide offices and is now tended by the director for ministry with children.
Illustrated Ministry Resources
Coloring pages and prayer resources for children. Offered for free when you provide and email address.