COVID-19 Childcare/Education Tools
Amphi School District has a list of resources for learning at home, including math games, free worksheets and printables, Duolingo and virtual field trips. Visit amphi.com.
Expect More Arizona has a list of learning resources for kids and suggestions for how to talk to your kids about COVID-19, as well as resources in Spanish. Visit https://www.expectmorearizona.org/
Pima County Public Libraries are closed until further notice, but you can still access digital materials 24/7 (and the due dates for items have been extended).
Arizona educator Joy Novack Rosson compiled a list of resources on ways to learn at home, including a website to explore the surface of Mars, elementary science lessons and classes for older teens or adults. Visit roostermoney.com/gb/learning-at-home-list for the complete list.
Tucson YMCA is currently using their facilities to run critical childcare for working families—prioritizing service for “health care workers, first responders and those providing vital services to our community.” They’ll keep kids in small groups, provide meals and entertainment, carefully sanitize surfaces and follow a handwashing schedule. Visit tucsonymca.org/program/springbreak to learn more.
The Boys and Girls Club of Tucson is offering emergency childcare at the Frank & Edith Morton Clubhouse (3155 E. Grant Road). Service is limited to 60 children between the ages of 5 and 12 whose parents are “essential and critical workers in the community.” Kids are kept in small groups, provided meals and entertainment, and surfaces are carefully sanitized. They also follow a strict handwashing schedule.