Social Story: My School is Closed Right Now - Support for Students Experiencing Homelessness

My School is Closed Right Now: A Printable Story- Support for Students Experiencing Homelessness

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My School is Closed Right Now: A Printable Story- Support for Students Experiencing Homelessness

To keep staff and students safe and minimize the spread of COVID-19, many schools around the world have closed their doors. This abrupt disruption to routine can be confusing and scary for all children, but even more so for children experiencing homelessness.

Conscious Discipline Certified Instructor Abbi Kruse developed this printable story for students at her own early learning center The Playing Field, which serves children experiencing homelessness alongside children from more advantaged backgrounds in Madison, Wisconsin.

Age

  • 2 and up

Helps with

  • Addressing uncertainty and soothing anxiety

Use

  • Helping children experiencing homelessness understand why they can’t go to school, play with friends, or go to some of the places they usually visit right now

Format

  • Printable instructions and story

Materials

  • Printed My School Is Closed Right Now story
  • Stapler OR hole punch and string (optional)
  • Photos of your child (optional)

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