Additional Resources for Bigs
Being a Big sometimes requires planning. Here some great ideas to spark your creativity.
Child-Friendly Websites and Online Activities
[Remember to visit the Web site before you show it to your Little. Some provide ideas or information, but may not be fun for a child.]
StartYourRecovery.org- a resource for individuals who may be struggling with substance use disorder
http://www.search-institute.org/ - information, knowledge and resources to promote healthy children, youth and communities.
http://www.mentoring.org/ - general mentoring resources.
http://www.youthwork.com/links.html#genl - links to youth-related resources including substance abuse, general health, behavior and more
https://www.dosomething.org/us - opportunities for youth to get involved with local and national issues
https://drugabuse.com/usa/drug-abuse/albuquerque-nm/ - information about local rehabilitation centers and alcohol treatment programs
https://www.safehome.org/resources/outdoor-safety-health-guide/ - information about outdoor safety and health
www.AddictionCenter.com/Teenage-Drug-Abuse/Teenage-Substance-Abuse-Prevention/ - information about teenage substance abuse prevention
www.AlcoholRehabGuide.org/resources/underage-drinking /- information about underage alcohol abuse and also resources
www.bbbs-cnm.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2020/06/Teachers-Healthy-resourece-guide-linked.pdf /- Information and Education on Rape Crisis
https://generalcontractorlicenseguide.com/guide-to-lightning-safety-at-home-and-outdoors/ - tips on what to do in a lightning storm, life-saving information on what to do after a lightning strike, and indoor, outdoor, child, senior, and pet guidance that will help keep entire families safe.
https://pacificbeachhealth.com/top-tips-for-parent - General Principles of Parenting When Dealing with Adolescent Behavior Problems
Online Learning Activities
• Adventures in writing
• American Library Association
• Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
• College scholarships with FastWeb
• College scholarships
• Education helper
• Encyclopedia/ Information
• Inner Learning online
• Learning Power
• Math Stories
• National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
• Reach Out
• Kaplan Test Prep
• Urban Resources Network
• Financial Literacy for Kids
• Fire safety for Kids