Grover explains what an emergency is and how to prepare.
- Watch the video together, then explain to kids that an emergency is when something happens that we don’t expect, and we have to act quickly to keep ourselves safe.
- Review with kids: What do they need to know in an emergency? Help them practice their family members’ whole names and their addresses. You can also make or review an emergency plan: Where should everyone meet if an emergency happens?
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.
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.
Handling Emergencies with Andrew Roszak
An interview with Andrew Roszak from Child Care Aware.