Children & Infants

Children

Children

During a disaster, children may sometimes become anxious, confused, or frightened. It is always a good idea to include items in an emergency kit that can provide comfort to children when such disasters take place.

  • Books: Stash duplicate copies of beloved titles
  • Music & Media: Get a few of the kids’ favorite albums into an mp3 player, load games onto a smart phone, or load some movies/shows into a tablet or laptop
  • GamesĀ & Toys: Choose age-appropriate items that will keep kids entertained
  • Classic Toys: Bubbles, Silly Putty, Slinky are some great toys to keep kids occupied and it also adds minimal bulk to an emergency kit.

Infants

Babies and toddlers have a whole different set of needs than adults when it comes to a survival situation. It is important to always keep their needs in mind when stocking up on food and putting together an emergency kit.

  • Small toys
  • Clothing*
  • Diapers & baby wipes*
  • Milk or formula*
  • Powders, creams or ointments
  • Bottles & extra nipples
  • Baby food*
  • Sheets, blankets, rubber pads
  • Portable crib/ play pen
  • Plastic bags
  • Pacifiers
  • Hygiene items and hand sanitizer
  • Any medications your child takes
  • Diaper bag

*Have at least a 3-day supply

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