Activities and Articles

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Activities and Articles

Looking for an activity to get your mind off difficult things? Want to keep your kids busy while they are not in school? We have compiled a list of activities to keep you busy while you’re at home. 

Signs of Support Colouring Pages and Helping Children Cope with Stress

We’ve now made it even easier for kids to participate in Signs of Support, with these great colouring sheets. Have fun! This article also contains tips from the World Health Organization on how to help children cope with stress during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Travel the World from Your Couch

Have your travel plans been cancelled because of COVID-19? Having difficulty keeping the kids occupied? Luckily for you, there are tons of museums, monuments, zoos, space stations and other interesting locations that are providing free virtual tours and live cams so you can travel the world all from the comfort of your own home.  Where will you visit today?

Articles of Interest
Harvard Business Review: That Discomfort You’re Feeling is Grief 
York Region News: Stay Informed, Stay Healthy
CTV News: Yale’s massively popular ‘happiness’ course is available free online
Arete HR Podcast: Managing your Mental Health in a Pandemic with Dr. Deanne Simms from CMHA YR
CTV News Video Network: COVID-19’s Impact on Mental Health with Dr. Deanne Simms from CMHA YR Vaughan Public Libraries’ online access has you covered-even if you don’t have a card