While you are at home as a familiy, we want your children to feel safe and stay connected to play-based learning. Explore these links for activities, stories, and videos that may add meaningful fun to your day together. Also, follow us on Facebook and Instagram.
Is your little one having a birthday soon, but coronavirus has you stumped about how to celebrate? Check out this free service! Its a hosted virtual birthday party, and you can invite friends and relatives to join!
SCETV has modified the regular schedule three days each week, 8am-6pm. Educators and parents will have access to supplemental lesson plans and curriculum materials to facilitate meaningful use of the content. Have fun and learn with Daniel Tiger, Sesame Street, and more!
Creative Curriculum® for Preschool is a comprehensive, research-based curriculum that promotes exploration and discovery as a way of learning, enabling children to develop confidence, creativity, and lifelong critical thinking skills. This toolkit for parents with children birth - five years is updated weekly and is available in English and Spanish.
No library card? No worries! Click this link to find out how you can get a CCPL eCard to download or stream digital content for children and adults, like e-books, audiobooks, movies, tv, magazines, and more!
For as long as schools are closed, kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet.
Kids can learn a lot from observing animals, from what they eat and how they raise their young. This is a list with direct links to some of the best nature webcams - pandas, otters, jellyfish, birds, gorillas, and more!
As a virus precaution, many child care centers may not be doing tooth brushing as they had been prior to COVID-19. Oral health is still extremely important. This information can help parents and caregivers follow best practices to make sure little ones stay healthy.
SC Thrive Contact Center 800-726-8774
Call this number to apply for SNAP and Medicaid over the phone! Call line is open Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm.
This is a link to apply for diapers once a month from a distribution partner or at a mobile distribution when available
Lowcountry CARES 843-553-2012
Call this number for information about curbside food distribution and/or diapers. You must call to make an appointment and bring ID at assigned pickup time.
CCFS Early Head Start - Child Care Partnership Health & Wellness Newsletter
This quarterly newsletter features important information on COVID-19.
SC Dept of Employment & Workforce
If your work is affected by COVID-19, you can apply for Unemployment Insurance. This process and these benefits are the same as applying for benefits if you lose your job through no fault of your own. Click on the link above for instructions that walk you through the registration and application portal.
While CCPL remains closed due to the Coronavirus, the library’s Wi-Fi extends beyond the walls of its buildings, providing access to patrons in parking lot areas. Free Wi-Fi access is available from 10 am – 7 pm in the public areas outside of each of the 17 branches.
This site offers a free collection called “Weathering the Storm” that includes meditations, sleep, and movement exercises to help you find some space and kindness for yourself and those around you.
This Child Care Aware site lists information about assistance from state and federal governement, insurance agencies, national food and nutrition, and more. It also has a hotine and chat feature for questions.