Resources for Children

Resources for Kids and Families

Help Children Prepare for a Hurricane

  • Discuss the family's plans
  • Include children in making a supply kit
  • Have kids help bring outdoor items inside
  • Charge devices, gather games and non-battery toys
  • Remain calm, to help ease their fears
  • Limit or monitor media coverage

Helps Kids During a Storm

  • Reassure children, but be realistic
  • Have comforting items nearby, such as toys, blankets, etc.
  • Attempt to stick to their usual routine
  • Encourage children to share their feelings
  • Limit or monitor media coverage

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