Miami Children’s Museum has gone virtual! Keep an eye out on social media for the latest updates and check out our Museum at Home landing page for virtual story time and sing alongs with our Theatre Troupe, cooking classes, exercise classes, step-by-step activities, and more.
This page is our home with resources for families with children with disabilities. Our goal is to ensure you have what you need to be productive at home with your little ones!
A Kid’s Guide to Understanding the Coronavirus
Wondering how to talk to your kids about the Coronavirus? Look no further! This guide breaks down the virus in easy to understand tidbits of information.
How did all of this start?
Why is it important to stay home?
How does the virus feel like?
Something to SMILE about!
Our Associate Director of Inclusion, Sarah Coleman, has created shopping lists on Amazon to help get you started with some fun at-home activities. If you shop on smile.amazon.com and choose Miami Children’s Museum as your nonprofit to support, a portion of the proceeds from your order will come back to us at no extra cost to you!
Sensory Friendly Backpacks
Sensory Friendly Bins
Sensory Friendly Stress Balls
Resources for Parents of Children with Disabilities
We’ve compiled this document with resources for parents of children with special needs. It’s jam packed with helpful information about the virus, how to keep your children entertained, community resources, and more!
- Talk with your child about the Coronavirus, and keep it simple!
- Avoid frightening fantasies and information overload when it comes to the virus.
- Routine, structure and responsibilities are of the upmost importance during this time!
- Supplies, supplies, supplies… we’ve got you covered with tailored Amazon shopping lists. (See next post!)