Teaching small children how to reach emergency services is less of a practical challenge and more of an emotional one, though there are some ways to simplify the process even further to make sure that they gain this much-needed skill.
You’ll definitely want to read the whole post here: http://www.babysittingjobs.com/blog/ways-to-teach-your-child-to-call-911/. Let us know if you’ve tried these techniques at home and if you have any other suggestions.
Two other helps:
- Click here to download our Emergency Information for Caregivers. It’s a great way to inform and prepare your babysitter.
- Even if this does nothing more than prove to your kids that you can’t get any nerdier, incorporate this song into your discussion. Have fun!
Not sure why it went there, but I’ve fixed the link. Thanks for the heads up!
Your link for Information For Caregivers goes to a Nuclear Radiation page…
You are right teaching children how to handle emergencies is more of an emotional problem. When my daughters family “practice” for power outages, my granddaughters have really hard time which leads to tears and nightmares. Thanks for the info.