COVID-19 Resources

The following resources have been compiled to help support parents, caregivers and mental health professionals during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic. Please note these links are provided for information purposes only; the list is not exhaustive; and inclusion does not constitute an endorsement by Strides Toronto.

General Information

For Parents and Caregivers

  • Ontario Ministry of Education
    Supplementary resources for elementary and secondary students to practice math, literacy and learning at home.
  • Starfall
    Interactive educational games, movies, books, and songs specializing in reading, phonics & math.
  • Raz Kids
    Learn to read online with with interactive ebooks, downloadable books, and reading quizzes.
  • Audible (Amazon Company)
    Listen to stories online.
  • Adapted Math
    A website with math problems and explanations for grades 1-6.
  • Splash Learn
    For grades K-5, interactive math games and rewards that can motivate your child to learn.
  • Fun Brain
    Educational math games for grades 1-8.
  • Khan Academy
    Free award winning STEM, coding and learning activities.
  • Mad Science – At Home Experiments
    Videos and PDFs of science experiments you can do at home.
  • Handwriting Heroes
    Research-based, explicit, systematic and multi-sensory method to teach handwriting.
  • Carnegie STEM Projects for Girls 
    Instructions for making marshmallow rockets, exploding foam, hovercrafts, bath bombs, and more.
  • ABC YA
    Educational games for that keep kids engaged and having fun. Topics include math, reading, typing, and games.
  • PBS Kids
    Educational games from PBS Favourites like Curious George!
  • ABC Mouse
    10 000+ early learning activities, games, books, songs, and art.
  • Make your own Playdough
    No cook recipe and easy instructions!
  • Make your own Slime
    Recipes and instructions to make your own slime.
  • Homemade Bubbles
    Recipe and instructions to make your own bubbles.
    Alternative recipe
  • Bubble Painting
    Have some paint and soap lying around in the house? Mix these two items along with a straw and have your child create a beautiful masterpiece with bubble paint!
  • 31 Days of Sensory Activities
    31 days of sensory activities that target the five senses (see, hear, smell, touch, taste).
  • My Bored Toddler
    Activities, games, printables and ideas for toddlers and early learners.
  • Easy Peasy and Fun Spring Crafts
    Fun spring arts and crafts with printable documents and picture instructions.
  • Kids Craft Gallery
    Step-by-step instructions on how to create the crafts along with free, downloadable printable templates.
  • Rock Painting
    Need to get outside? Find some rocks in your backyard or neighbourhood and then turn them into Rock Monsters. All you need is rocks and some paint.

For Mental Health Professionals