Stay Connected

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Although we’re all social distancing physically, as humans we need to stay connected emotionally. Try one or two of these out every day.

For All Ages

Free Internet

First Charter/Spectrum is offering free broadband/Wifi internet service for 60 days for households with K-12 and College kids in the home:

Connecting with Others

  • Call or Facetime a friend or relative you haven’t spoken to in a while to check in.
  • Write a letter.
  • Support a local restaurant - Many restaurants are still open for take out or delivery orders. Support your favorite joints and order food for pick up or try out Doordash or Ubereats and have it brought to you.
  • Take care of your body. Take deep breaths, stretch, or meditate. Try to eat healthy, well-balanced meals, exercise regularly, get plenty of sleep. Make time to unwind.
  • Connect with others. Talk with people you trust about your concerns and how you are feeling.
  • Talking to Kids about COVID-19 - Resource from the National Association of School Psychologists.
  • Talking to Kids about Coronavirus - Child Mind Institute

How to Make a Face Mask

Working and Teaching your Kids from Home

Special Needs

Exercise your Brain

  • Take breaks from watching, reading, or listening to news stories, including social media. Hearing about the pandemic repeatedly can be upsetting.
  • Visit San Bernardino County Virtual Library - The library has tons of free ebooks ready for your enjoyment as well as online classes.
  • Work on Mindfulness - Mindfulness is a type of meditation in which you focus on being intensely aware of what you’re sensing and feeling in the moment, without interpretation or judgment. Practicing mindfulness involves breathing methods, guided imagery, and other practices to relax the body and mind and help reduce stress.

For the Kids (or kids at heart)

Connecting with Others

  • Hold a virtual play date through Facetime or Google Meet.
  • Teach a young person how to write and send a letter.
  • Over Coming Obstacles - Life skills curriculum for students in grades K-12. Their resources include strategies for teaching social and emotional skills.

Arts & Crafts

Nature and Virtual Travel

STEM and Educational Resources

  • Scholastic Learn at Home
  • San Bernardino County Digital Library
  • Bed Time Math - Math as a fun part of your daily family routine 
  • ECB - Games to get "into the book"
  • Instructables - 3D printing projects and Coding projects, involving math and other K-12 subjects 
  • Science Spot - Science projects that can be completed with or without Internet access 
  • The Happy Scientist - Just explore, have fun, and learn some science along the way. 
  • Climate Kids - This NASA initiative covers a wide range of topics including weather, climate, atmosphere, water, energy, plants, and animals. 
  • PBS Learning- PreK-12 digital media service with more than 30,000 learning materials 
  • Quizlet - For students to practice and master whatever they are learning.
  • Brainscape - Offers over a million flashcard decks for every subject, entrance exam, and certification imaginable. 
  • Banzai - Exposes students to real-world financial dilemmas to teach them the importance of smart money management. 
  • 30 Educational Netflix Shows - List of educational shows on Netflix for all ages.

STEAM Projects by Fontana’s Enrichment Learning Program (FELP) 

Social Studies Projects by Fontana’s Enrichment Learning Program (FELP)