Earthquakes

Earlier this week, you learned that earthquakes can be a disaster.  Earthquakes are disasters that we can have here in Washington state. Today you will learn about earthquakes and what to do when…


What is a disaster?

This video will explain what a disaster is. Listen closely to the video and answer the questions about three steps to preparedness after the video. You may need a grown up to help you. Video: What is…


Types of Disasters

Today you will learn more about different kinds of disasters.  Not all of the disasters happen here in Washington, but it is good to learn about them if you go on a trip or move somewhere else.…


Build a disaster kit

In the previous lesson you learned what a disaster is and how you can get ready if one happens. Building a disaster kit is part of planning for a disaster. Make a List Make a list five things you…


Make a family communications plan

The next step to get ready for a disaster is to make a plan of how you will talk to your family if you end up in different places after a disaster.  Watch the video to learn more. Video:…


Kitchen Safety

Kitchen Safety  Kids should stay at least 3 feet away from the stove and areas where hot food or drink is being prepared.  An adult should decide when you are old enough to use a microwave oven.…


Fire drills in the home

Plan Your Escape Video  https://youtu.be/4I1nb9VD-mk   Choose one activity that would like to do: write or draw. Today you will write or draw about Fire Drills at Home.  Drawing: Fire Drills at…


Firefighters are Helpers

Firefighters On Their Way Song Video  https://youtu.be/TR4pkpSf9pM   Choose one activity that would like to do: write or draw. Drawing: Firefighters are Helpers Writing: Firefighters are……


Make a home fire escape plan

Plan Ahead! If a fire breaks out in your home, you have less than two minutes to get out safely once the smoke alarm sounds. Everyone needs to know what to do and where to go if there is a fire,…


Keep cool and safe when it's hot outside

When you are playing outside this summer be sure to wear your sunscreen, a hat and sunglasses. Don't forget to drink lots of water and cool down in the shade when you feel hot.  Watch the "Safe in…