Talking to Kids about the News
Helping Kids Cope with Tragedies
A tragic event, like the loss of the shuttle Columbia, is difficult for everyone. Learn how to help your children cope with this tragedy.
Coping with a Tragedy
Whether it is a school shooting, natural disaster, such as an earthquake, tsunami or hurricane, or a terrorist bombing, special attention must be paid to our children to help them cope and understand what has happened.
Advice from the AAP about Disaster Readiness
Advice from the American Academy of Pediatrics about communicating with children about disasters, including reassuring them that they are safe, avoiding overexposure to the media, and watching for signs that your child is having problems.
How to Talk to Your Child About the News
Information to help you understand how kids perceive the news and tips for talking to your kids about the news.
NY Times Learning Network
News reports for children in grades 3-12, including news summaries and quizes.
Resources to help you talk to your kids about the news, including conversation starters that focus on current events and what's happening in the world today.
Preparing to Handle Disasters
A family readiness kit from the American Academy of Pediatrics, with information on understanding disasters, creating a family disaster plan, and helping children cope with disasters.
A news source for kids, where your children can learn about current events.
Talking About September 11
Information about the September 11 terrorist attack to help you talk to your kids about about it.
Talking with Kids about the News
Ten tips about how to talk with your kids about the news, including giving age appropriate information, creating an open dialogue, sharing your feelings, and acknowledging your child's fears.
This Week's News
The latest news and headlines from Time for Kids.