Resources for Military Kids

TGR EDU Explore: Design Challenges

Ready to have some fun with TGR Foundation’s Design Challenges?! These family-friendly activities will unlock your creativity to explore, design and test solutions for real-world problems. The challenges use everyday household items but you can switch them out with similar items you have at home.

Boys and Girls Club of America

The MISSION: Youth Outreach initiative supports military youth, ages 6 to 18, by creating a positive, supportive network. Through this partnership, military youth who do not live near or have access to a military Youth Center can receive a free membership to their local Boys & Girls Club.  Whether you are Active Duty, Reserves or National Guard, we provide high-quality programs and caring mentors for your child. DOWNLOAD the Brochure/Application for a voucher here.

Blue Star Families

BSF is an amazing resource and support for military kids and families, including discounts and special programs for military-connected kids. Including a search for a Chapter near you.

Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC)

MCEC supports students by offering peer-to-peer mentoring and are terrific advocates in supporting military-connected  students through transitions and separations.

MilitaryFamilyBooks.com

A site to order books for and about military family life with a whole list for kids, including coloring books, journals, activity books, and fictional stories.

Military Kids Connect

MKC is a great place to connect with other Military kids and to find information related to health and wellness, feelings, and military family life.

 

Military Kids' Life Magazine

You can order MKL Magazine from the Chameleon Kids website or visit Barnes & Noble stores to check out a copy on the shelf! There is also information here to give to your school so they can order a copy for their library.

Military OneSource

The Department of Defense Military OneSource Network offers, among other things, a lot of information and tools to help military-connected students in school, transitioning between schools, and getting ready for college.

 

National Military Family Association:

NMFA supports military families and in particular military kids with their Operation Purple Camp, Family Retreats, Healing Adventures, and Buddy Camp (ages 5-12).

SchoolQuest:

NEW! A Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC) to support highly mobile military families and students in middle and high school.

 

Sesame Street for Military Families

Check out Sesame Street's Talk, Listen, Connect programs, in English and Spanish, to help better cope with feelings during deployments, separation, and transition.

 

Tutor.com

Get homework and studying help from a professional tutor any time you need it! Get FREE services by Tutor.com, funded by the Department of Defense.

Please note: We are constantly updating this list, so please check back often -- if you would like us to be aware of and add a resource, please feel free to reach out via our contact form.

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