Have You Prepared Your Kids for Surviving?
How do you prepare your kids for surviving? As parents and adults it is your duty to introduce the kids to the preparedness activities at a young age. The reality of the situation is that most people who are faced with survival aren’t faced with it alone. You have a family which makes the task much harder and also gives you more motivation to make it through and survive.
For all of millennia people have been surviving with kids for whom there wasn’t all of the conveniences of modern society to use while making it through. You need to find ways to do things, where you can keep your children safe, while doing all the tasks we need to do in order to survive. Being prepared is essential to the whole family as they will depend on you for guidance and support to equip them in surviving any calamity. Preparing children for natural disasters will be a challenging experience for all. Knowing what to teach your kids in advance will be the key for them to succeed with the necessary survival skills.
The major concern when surviving with kids is their safety prepper food Children aren’t used to being put in a survival situation, so their natural instinct (curiosity) is likely to put them into contact with unsafe things. Children learn by exploring and they will explore a survival situation like they would any other situation. One of our responsibilities is to establish limits to keep them safe. What is allowed and what is not allowed for them to do. But at the same time you want them to explore and learn. Learning is the teacher! The more they know about dangerous things, the less likely they are to be hurt. To teach a child anything, it’s best to make a game of it. Children learn though play, so turn that lesson into play. The best when trying to teach a child survival skills, take them camping. This will teach them the basics, learning the ways of camping will be the same skills needed in a survival situation. They will be readily active when called upon. Teach them the basics of caring for their safety. Teach them to be alert to the presence of the dangers they may encounter while out camping. You should also have your kids learn how to take precaution in dealing with strangers while out on the camping trip. How you teach your kids about survival to improve their well-being brings about fruitful outcomes in the end. This training enables your kids to act and think maturely at an early age. Your kids will become smarter as adults after you teach them the necessary tools they will need in surviving the disaster.
Include the children in family preparedness discussions. Explain calmly and answer questions honestly and in simple terms. Focus on safety to ensure their survival. Teach your children to memorize basic personal information of your family in the event of separation from other family members. Educate them on the need to stay away from downed trees, downed utility poles and any wires that are lying on the ground. Teach them to recognize the smell of gas and to tell an adult if they smell gas. Instruct them on how to get outdoors and leave the house if they think they smell gas.