Sesame Street in Communities
What Are Germs?
Germs are too small to see without a microscope, but we can still learn about them! Take an up-close look at germs and how to get rid of the ones that can make us sick.
Recycling Ernie and Elmo reuse
You can make amazing creations and help the planet by reusing some things when you’re done with them—here, Ernie shows Elmo a fun way to reuse a water bottle.
Engineering is everywhere! Help children think like engineers by looking for ramps, levers, and other simple machines all around them.
Military Service During COVID-19
Thank you, military families, for serving even during these stressful times. Here are some resources especially for you.
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Many Right Ways: Exploring Quality in Family Child Care
An interactive course that explores the many ways that family child care providers and all caregivers can ensure high-quality care in their setting.
Using SSIC’s Community Violence Resources
Watch this webinar to learn more about resources created to help children and the important grown-ups in their lives understand and cope with the effects of violence. Together, we can help children feel safer and more secure…and build hope for a more peaceful, kinder future.
Helping Parents Talk About—and Stand Up Against—Racism
We all need to do our part to stand up against racism. But talking about (or even thinking about) racism can be a daunting task for many adults. For families talking about it for the first time, fear of making mistakes or offending others can hold them back from diving into this important topic. In this webinar, Patricia Taylor and Shannon Evans offer language, strategies, and encouragement to help parents and families take the important first steps.
Learning Together During COVID-19
In this webinar, Deaunn Stovall talks about the ups and downs of learning this year. She shares simple strategies to support learning, as well as ways both grown-ups and children can stay positive in the midst of uncertainty.