How Helpers Keep Us Safe
Talk about community helpers.
- Print this page and have kids follow the maze with their finger or a crayon.
- Ask kids which helpers they can find in each place and how they might get their help. For example, kids might say that a firefighter is a helper at the fire station. To get a firefighter’s help, we would call 9-1-1. Other ways to get help might be talking to an adult (such as a teacher) or asking an adult to call for help.
Making an Emergency Kit & Plan
A set of printables to help families prepare for emergencies.
Self-Care: During & After a Crisis
When we care for ourselves, we’re better able comfort and protect children.
Support After a Hurricane
In the most challenging times, there's still a lot you can do to comfort and protect children.
Offering Comfort in Scary Times
Ways to comfort children through scary times.
A Hurricane Comes to Sesame Street
Just like Big Bird’s friends help him rebuild his nest after a hurricane, you can help rebuild your child’s sense of safety and security.
Here For Each Other
You can use children’s questions as a springboard for conversation and comfort.
Handling Emergencies with Andrew Roszak
An interview with Andrew Roszak from Child Care Aware.