Our global pandemic has created barriers for people to connect socially. Today we are going to highlight a few ways we found to connect to others in a safe manner since having social connections is a way that people of all ages stay healthy.
- Have a family dance party to kick off the weekend! If you are lucky enough to have a kindergartner now at Blossom Hill Elementary you may be inspired daily with this Jack Hartman song. We love it in our family, and we hope that kids and adults of all ages can let loose: It’s a Beautiful Day. Another song that may be inspiring some of our Blossom Hill Families is this song, by Queen, for the students in the Upper Grade Chorus (Thank you Mrs. Milos!): You're My Best Friend
- Acknowledge feelings. It is hard to be away from certain friends or activities during this time. Here is an article that has tips for how to help a child cope: How can I help my children connect with others during the coronavirus pandemic?
- Send flowers or a hand-written note to a friend or someone you care about. (If your child doesn't write, simply sending a drawing or a handmade paper snowflake in an envelope will be well-received by friends and family!
- Technology can be helpful. Try a Zoom call with friends or family around a theme. Bake a pizza or cookies together through technology.