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NASA Kids' Club

Check out NASA's activities for the Kids' Club! Use this resource as a bridge between fun and learning about the science of outer-space. Explore space with a puzzle booklet, a tracker for both current and past missions to space, and a game to test your driving skills on Mars!

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Helping Children Cope After a Disaster

Mental health plays an important role in physical health, school performance, behavior, and long-term quality of life. Therefore, it is important to keep children physically and mentally safe during and after a disaster. CDC has developed a Ready Wrigley book to help your child cope after a disaster.

Download and print your own copy here.

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Prepare with Pedro: Disaster Preparedness Activity Book

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the American Red Cross have teamed up to introduce the Prepare with Pedro: Disaster Preparedness Activity Book. Prepare with Pedro is a fun new way for parents, teachers, and community leaders to talk about safety with young children.

The activity book features Red Cross character Pedro the Penguin, who demonstrates how to stay safe during a variety of natural hazards. The activity book is designed to be both educational and engaging for young children, offering safety advice alongside crosswords, coloring pages, matching games, and more.

Download and print your own copy here.

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Mickey and Friends Activity Book
The American Red Cross and Disney teamed up to provide an activity book featuring Disney characters, interactive games, and activities to teach kids interesting facts about disasters, as well as tips on how to get prepared and feel safer as a result.

Check out the Mickey and Friends Activity Book by clicking here.

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Ready Wrigley
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response, has a "Ready Wrigley" website to help kids learn about various emergencies. Ready Wrigley has a mobile application, books, and checklists--all to teach children about what to do in emergency situations.

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NetSmartz® Workshop
Developed by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, NetSmartz® Workshop is an interactive, educational program about safe Internet usage for kids, tweens, teens, parents and guardians, educators, and law enforcement. The program includes videos, games, activity cards, and presentations to keep people engaged while they learn how to stay safe and protect their loved ones. To access this resource, go to the NetSmartz Workshop website.

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Ready Kids
Ready Kids is a website packed with information and games to help kids and their families better prepare in the event of a disaster. Learn how to create an emergency kit, read the latest Ready Kids comic and meet the Mountain Lion Family to learn how they prepare for different situations. You can even graduate from Readiness U and get your very own certificate.

There are also resources for parents and teachers that can be used in the classroom or home.

Visit the website.

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Young Meteorologist Program "Severe Weather Preparedness Adventure!"
PLAN!T NOW's Young Meteorologist Program takes you on a severe weather preparedness adventure where you'll encounter lightning, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods and winter storms - all while learning about severe weather science and safety.

Developed in partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/National Weather Service and the National Education Association, the Young Meteorologist Program offers a safe, non-threatening learning environment that shows kids what they need to do to prepare now to protect themselves and help their families when a real storm comes.

Plan!t Now website.

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Red Cross Monster Guard
Monster Guard is the first mobile app created by the American Red Cross that's designed specifically for kids. Follow Maya, Chad, Olivia and all the monsters as they teach kids (aged 7-11) about how to prepare for real-life emergencies-at home plus other environments-in a fun and engaging game. Sponsored by Disney, this free app is available to download on iOS and Android mobile and tablet devices.

Visit the Monster Guard website.

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration teamed up to create SciJinks, an interactive program that teaches middle and high school youth about weather, meteorology, and Earth science.
The program includes articles, weather-related stories, games for web and mobile, short videos, and downloadable activities. Click here to check it out.

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Sesame Street Let's Get Ready
Preparing for emergencies is something the whole family and community can do together! Help children remember important information, and create a family emergency kit and plan. These steps will go a long way in keeping children safe and secure.

Visit the website.