Easter is here and for most of us, that means the kids are out of school for a week or so. Finding activities to keep them occupied may seem like an exercise in futility but we’ve found some prepping posts that offer some great exercises that involve the entire family.
Kids need to be prepared just as much as the adults in the family; maybe even more because they have less ability to defend themselves if faced head on with danger. It’s also important that kids understand that they’re part of the household and have a responsibility to kick in and do their share.
These posts all contain good advice about ways to instill responsibility and get the entire family into the prepping frame of mind.
- Daylight Savings Time – 12 Chores You Should Do
“Daylight Savings Time always brings big groans at our house. We dislike the change to our routine, to our sleeping pattern, and the sun setting so late in the day for most of the spring/summer when we tend to not be sun-lovers in the first place.”
Read more on Mom with a Prep.
2. 10 Tests, Exercises, and Games to Heighten Your Senses and Situational Awareness
“STOP: BEFORE YOU READ ON, STUDY THE PICTURE ABOVE FOR 60 SECONDS. THEN, SCROLL DOWN AND SEE IF YOU CAN ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS:
- How many people total were involved in this accident?
- How many males and how many females?
- What color were the two cars?
- What objects were lying on the ground?
- What injury did the man on the ground seem to be suffering from?
- What was the license plate number of one of the cars?”
Read more on Art of Manliness.
3. Prepping With Children: Getting Them Interested
“It is a perfectly fine, pleasant Tuesday evening. You are playing with your children in the park. Your son is climbing up to the slide while your daughter is whooshing in the air on the see saw. A perfect day until an Earthquake strikes! One minute, this one minute will be changing your entire world. Your evenings may never be this perfect again.”
Read more on Survivalist Prepper.
4. Be Prepared For Unprepared People
The unprepared. They are the vast majority. While the word “unprepared” is enormously generic, in the context of ‘survival and preparedness’ the prepared should consider being prepared for the unprepared… Kind of a tongue-twister.
Read more on Ask a Prepper.
5. 10 Prepping Tips Everyone Should Know
“Unless you’re a psychic, you never know when s*** is going to hit the fan. If and when a crisis occurs, the last thing you want is to be unprepared. But prepping isn’t always easy. With so much contradicting information out there, it can be difficult to separate the good information from the bad. With that said, I want to show you 10 awesome prepping tips that actually work. By following this advice, you’ll be ready for any survival situation.”
Read more on The Prepper Journal.
This article has been written by Theresa Crouse for Survivopedia.