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November Meeting Notes

Posted by imawheatwatcher on November 16, 2011

Here are some supplies for the emergency kit for both children and adults. You can pick any of them as available-

  • Books

  • Magazines

  • Batter powered TV, Radio and other such entertaining appliance

  • Deck of cards

  • Board games

  • Journal

  • Sketch pad with pencils, erasers, colors and pencil sharpener

  • knitting

  • Crochet

  • Macramé

  • Craft supplies

  • Toys

  • A large bag of elastic bands or rubber bands

  • Boxes of chalk (white or multi color)

  • Miniature cricket bat, wicket and small soft ball

  • Ball point pens

  • Markers

  • Felt tip pens

  • White rope for knotting game

  • Round balloons

  • Pipe cleaners

  • Reel of cotton for making trip lines

  • Sticky tape roll

  • Blu-Tak for sticking things on walls

  • Couple of large dice

  • Small paper sheets for writing instructions

  • Box of drawing pins or thumb tacks

  • Small flashlight with spare bulb and rechargeable batteries

  • Four small pairs of scissors

  • Whistles and noise makers

  • Safety pins

  • Paper clips

  • Four triangular bandages

    Finger Puppets- Here is the link for the ones I showed at the meeting 

If you have entertaining things in and around your home, it is great! Here are some things that you can do for entertainment in emergency situations.

  • When you have kids, think of making a special box of activities for them. It will help them to get through the rough patches of emergency time better. Having in your mind the worries that your child may get bored with the activity box, you can try to fill it with some toys and activities that he or she has t\loved to play with.

  • Encourage your children to write a story or draw pictures of about they felt on the day of disaster.

  • Give them play dough or clay to make some symbolic creations.

  • Music is fun for both adults and children. You can create music with the help of instruments or rhythm toys that helps to relieve the stress and tension.


Include a list of games that need no equipment at all.

 

  1. Categories

  2. Simon Says

  3. Scavenger Hunt

  4. Twenty Questions

  5. I Spy

  6. Telephone

  7. Duck, Duck, Goose

  8. Red Light, Green Light

  9. Blind Man’s Bluff

  10. Follow the Leader

  11. Charades

 

 

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