Apart (But Together!) Activities for Matches

Not being able to see your Little face-to-face will present some new challenges to your relationship, but following the tips below will help you navigate through these difficulties while continuing to help your Little reach their highest potential. However you choose to connect, your consistency is more important to your Little now more than ever.  Find days, times, and methods that work best for both of you, create a plan, set a schedule, and stick to it!  This will make it easier on you both, while giving you each something to look forward to and depend on.

As always, your case manager is here to help. Click here to view contact information for our staff.

Ways to Communicate


Try communicating with your Little via phone or text, or using one of the messenger applications below. Use this resource or this resource for great conversation starters for kids, and check out this resource or this resource to get chatting with teens!

  • Facebook Messenger Kids - Messenger Kids is a free video calling and messaging app for smartphones and tablets. Parents control the contact list, and kids control the fun. Keep in touch with close friends and family with fun-filled features like filters and stickers.

  • What’s App - With WhatsApp, you'll get fast, simple, secure messaging and calling for free, available on phones all over the world.



There's plenty of ways to meet and communicate virtually with your Little face-t0-face.

  • Zoom

  • Skype

  • FaceTime (If you both have access to iOS devices)

  • Record a video message to send to your Little

Virtual Match Activities

Give each other a call or video chat while you explore the activities below. Check out Zoom for an easy way to share your screen and explore together!