Anyone who has been through a hurricane knows the preparedness routine: Gather the batteries, flashlights, portable radios or televisions; an ample supply of drinking water; non-perishable foods; medications; baby food; diapers; and other supplies. Considering the emotional needs of children should be an important part of any preparedness checklist.
Click the links below to view two free resources written by Teaching Strategies author Cate Heroman and mental health expert Jenna Bilmes about responding to children after a natural disaster.
Helping Children Rebound: Strategies for Infant and Toddler Teachers (PDF)
Helping Children Rebound: Strategies for Preschool Teachers (PDF)