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Preparedness for Kids


Disasters and emergencies can be scary, but the more prepared you are, the safer you will be and the easier it will be to act. By creating an emergency plan (for parents and for kids) and emergency kits, you will have the tools to be safe. 

Remember to ask questions when working with your family. Answering questions and alleviating fears is easier now, than during an emergency. 


Ready Kids

  • Games
  • Tools for teachers
  • Kit preparation

Mickey and Friends Activity Book

  • Printable pages
  • Variety of activities
  • Emergency kit checklist

NFPA Sparky Site

  • Apps
  • Games
  • Videos
  • Activities

Ready Wrigley Site

  • Mobile App (story book, coloring book and activities)
  • Books (focusing on a variety of individualized topics)
  • Checklists

Sesame Street "Let's Get Ready" Toolkit

  • Resources for providers and caregivers 
  • Videos
  • Printable resources

Teaching Kids About Emergency Preparedness

  • Age appropriate materials for young people
  • Practice what to do in an emergency
  • Educational programs including:  Prepare with Pedro, Pillowcase Project & Red Cross Kids' Videos

Web Weather for Kids Site

  • Stories 
  • Activities
  • Games