It is my hope that this helps our little ones to maintain a learning practice and process what is going on, in a healthy and positive way.
I’ve been asking my kids these questions. The best compliment came from my son when he asked if his teacher sent me these questions. My daughter was a natural at answering these questions because she enjoys having conversations with her mom and dad. 😊
15 Questions to Ask Your Middle Schooler During the Coronavirus Pandemic of 2020
What are your favorite things to do at home?
Who do you look to for support, comfort, and guidance?
Why do you think it is important to stay home from school?
Are you a person of faith? If so, how is your faith helping you?
What are ways you can help your family during this time?
What do you need most right now?
How are you handling not being able to see groups of your classmates, friends, fellow athletes, teachers, troop members, etc.?
What would you like future children to know about this time of your life? What advice would you give to children in the future? What would you say to them?
What would you say to anyone who has been affected by the virus?
What advice would you give to leaders in government, business, and faith about how to keep people healthy and safe?
What can you do to keep yourself positive, healthy, safe, and strong?
What are some of the fun things you’ve done at home while you are not in school?
What’s one fun thing your teacher asked you to do?
What is something you can do to help your *neighbor?
What are other questions, as a parent, caregiver or educator, you can ask?
*Neighbor is a subjective term that can be replaced with a fellow citizen, teammate, parishioner, etc...
Published first in the Social Distancing Spring Break Facebook Group 3/17/20