Family preparedness means having an emergency supply kit, an emergency plan, and being informed about the different emergencies that can happen in your area and the appropriate responses. The resources below can help you prepare your family for any emergency and give you tips for talking with your child about being prepared.
Make Your Family Ready for an Emergency
- Plan for Emergencies
Watch these videos and learn more about preparing for emergencies.
- Being a Hero is fun!
Ready.gov Games that will test your know-how in a wide range of emergencies and teach you how to build the perfect emergency kit.
- FEMA for Kids
The FEMA for Kids site provides games, stories, activity survival kit ideas, and more so your child will feel ready to handle an unexpected event.
- Beyond Stranger Danger
This article is for parents and guardians on talking to their kids about how to know when they are in danger and how to respond.
- Fire Safety Resources
Print out games, pamphlets, fact sheets, and other publications to help you and your family stay safe from fire dangers.
- Natural Disasters and Severe Weather
From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Learn how to be prepared for any type of natural disaster.
Just For Kids!
- Sparky the Fire Dog
Games, videos, and activities to have fun and learn about fire safety.
- Elmo’s Fire Safety Game
Play these four fire safety games with Elmo!
- Play Safe! Be Safe!
Find fun multimedia games and activities to help preschoolers learn about fire safety.
- Smokey Bear Color It
Choose a Smokey Bear picture and frame, print it out, color it and learn about wildfire safety.