Let’s Get Ready: Planning Together for Emergencies, Sesame Street

A bilingual (English and Spanish) multiple media resource, Let’s Get Ready and Handling Emergencies are designed to help entire families, especially those with young children, to plan and prepare together for emergencies. Through simple strategies and tips that can be incorporated into everyday routines, these  helps children, families, and caregivers to prepare ahead of time in age-appropriate and engaging ways.


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.

Let’s Get Ready Toolkit

Handling Emergencies Toolkit



Series Navigation

The Developmentally Appropriate Parenting Series highlights several early childhood topics to support parents and caregivers who are caring for young children. Use the list below to navigate through each series topic:

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