Preparedness Month

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September is national preparedness month. So are you prepared? Are you ready for rainstorms, snowstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes, tidal waves, mudslides, volcanoes, floods, droughts, earthquakes, fire and more? Here are a few tips to help you get prepared –

Cute squirrel collecting nuts

  • Stay alert to the news
  • Stay away from the windows during a bad storm
  • Seek shelter in a safe place
  • Put water in your bathtub or washer to use for cleaning and flushing toilets as needed
  • Kids can play these games to get prepared for a disaster
  • Build a game preparedness kit
  • Play the Ready 2 Help card game
  • Put extra water and blankets in your car
  • Put a three day supply of food and water in a backpack
  • Practice trying to stay safe, stay calm, get help, give info. and give care

Homeschoolers/Educators/Parents: Sketch/color an illustration. Theme: prepared. List five ways to be prepared. Read the story called Squirrel Nutkin in Learning to Read: Fairy Tale Adventures (Kindle/Audiobook/Paperback). Put these words in alphabetical order: squirrel, nuts, island, lake, mole. Use the word “prepared” in a sentence. Explain why the squirrels wanted to gather nuts. (Skills: identify, comprehend, describe, analyze, creativity).

About Martha Quinn

Book author, licensed teacher, master's degree (Reading K-12, Social Studies 7-12). Former homeschooler. Happily married Christian with two terrific children. Loves animals, swimming, music, fishing, gardening, cooking, traveling, exciting movies, good books, and the great outdoors.

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