Education Blog

Keeping Your Kids Playing And Learning At Home While Schools Are Closed


Now that all of Illinois’ schools are closed through mid-April, you might be wondering how to keep the kids playing and learning at home.  I’m with you!  I have a daughter in kindergarten who turns six in two days!  WILL Education is here to help.

PBS KIDS Weekday Newsletter

PBS KIDS just started a weekday newsletter that offers activities and tips you can use at home.  Sign-up for the newsletter here.

Creating a Daily Schedule at Home

WILL’s education reporter, Lee Gaines,  spoke with Professor Terri Sabol at Northwestern University’s School of Education and Social Policy.  She offers some tips on how to create a daily schedule and how to make time for yourself (this is important!). Read Lee’s article here.

Talking to Your Kids about Coronavirus

And just how can we talk to our children about the pandemic that is swirling all around us impacting our daily lives?   PBS KIDS for Parents has some tips. Read the blog post here.

And feel free to email the WILL Education staff for support here.