The Pillowcase Project is a interactive preparedness program designed for children in grades 3 through 5. The program aims to increase awareness and understanding of natural hazards, teach safety and emotional coping skills, as well as the importance of personal preparedness. Through the presentation, students learn the best ways to stay safe and how to create their own emergency supply kits by packing essential items in a pillowcase for easy transport during an emergency. Students will receive a digital workbook and will be encouraged to decorate and personalize their pillowcases and share what they’ve learned with friends and family.
Prepare with Pedro is a preparedness education program for children in Kindergarten through second grade. This program teaches students how to BE PREPARED and TAKE ACTION for either home fires or a local hazard. Prepare with Pedro compliments The Pillowcase Project in scope and mission, by reading a story featuring a penguin named Pedro. Students learn a coping skill and receive a digital storybook to share what they have learned.
This national, standardized, preparedness education curriculum for adults and older youth is taught by certified presenters. The program is designed to help people understand, prepare for and respond appropriately to disasters. People will build confidence by learning simple steps they can take now to help prepare and protect their family.
The curriculum has the option to mix and match emergency preparedness modules on relevant local hazards for your community. These modules include: Preparedness Essentials, Home Fires, Hurricanes, Earthquakes, Floods, Tsunamis, Tornadoes, Wildfires, Extreme Heat, Thunderstorms, Winter Storms, Volcanoes and Landslides. Preparedness for Older Adults and COVID 19.