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Counsellor's Corner: Family Well-Being

To all the parents out there: you are doing an amazing job! But remember to take a moment for yourself, to breathe, stretch, do whatever you need to do to keep being your best self. Hang in there and keep up the great work! #CaringForEachOther 

Please take a look at these resources compiled by Mrs. McDevitt, our school counsellor.  Contact with any questions.


Safe Online Schooling 

Important information for Parents and Caregivers

  • Have an online safety question? Connect with the Canadian Centre for Child Protection (Winnipeg) or call toll free at 1-800-532-9135


Stay-At-Home Resources  

May Mindfulness calendar parents and children    

Non-Screen Activities

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  1. Someday Soon Jar Project
  2. 25 Non screen activities you can do at home.

I’m Bored…  

Things I can do by myself (


NHL Activity Zone for Kids


Moose Hockey Activity for Kids


Roll Some Brain Breaks



Knowledge Keepers use the medicine wheel model to teach balance during Covid-19 .



The Little Gym Four fun free gymnastic lessons released every Thursday for Categories: Toddlers, 3-6, 6-12


Pow Wow  Sweat: 

Crow Hop Steps  |  Double Beat (Youtube) Collection of indigenous dances with individual steps for kids.

Video Links and Social Stories


  1. LEGO and PM Justin Trudeau explaining CoVid-19 in kid friendly language (created in Winnipeg)
  2. HOW TO WASH YOUR HANDS -Video for Kids


  3. HAND HYGIENE  - not just for kids! Visit for more information.
  4. Sesame Street and CNN: The ABC’s of COVID


  5. Social Story: What is the Corona Virus? (www.the

  6. We wear masks A social story by Mr. Mike



  7. "Time to Come in Bear" A children's story about social distancing

Mental Health Resources 

Kids Help Phone Self-Care List


Mental Health Wellness Tips for Quarantine

Kids Health for Kids: What kids can do about the Coronavirus (kid site)

What should you tell your kids about Coronavirus? (CTV News)


Autism Speaks: Social Story about the Coronavirus

Parents Corner - Family Supports and Hotlines  


Need Home Internet? 

Government Initiative - "Connecting Families"   |  Low cost internet for low income families ($10/month) 

Call 1-800-328-6189 for more information


  • Aulneau Renewal Centre (wellness check by phone, free information/coping session)Triple P Parenting hotline with practical and easy-to-use information and support Phone: 204- 955- 4777 or Toll Free 1-877-945-4777
  • Child and Family Services Phone: 204- 642- 6051 or Toll Free 1- 866- 475- 0215
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Toll Free :1- 866- 757- 6205 or 24 hour crisis line toll free 1- 866- 427- 8628
  • Domestic Violence: Stop the Violence phone: 204- 805- 6682
  • Health Links is a 24 hour 7 day a week telephone information centre. Phone: 204- 788- 8200 or
  • Kids Help Phone (toll free) 1-800-668-6868
  • Klinic Crisis Line  - The Klinic Crisis Program operates a variety of crisis phone lines and online support services, providing free and confidential counselling, support and referrals for people who are suicidal, in crisis or struggling to cope.                        Phone: (204) 786-8686
  • Manitoba Suicide Line 1- 877- 435- 7170
  • Public Health 204- 642- 4595
  • Seneca - Mental Health Support via phone. Phone:  204- 987- 7090

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