We utilized the checklist found on this website to complete the requirements for this pin.
|Find the form here|
Step 2. I drew a street map of the section of our Borough that we live in. Maya then marked the important locations, like police, fire, EMTs, hospital, and local spaces we use often. We also looked for the important numbers and wrote them down.
|Marking important spots on the map|
|Ready to go|
Step 3. Maya and her dad went over fire safety and how our fire alarms work. She worked on creating a safety evacuation plan in the event of a fire emergency.
|Creating a fire evacuation plan for our family|
Step 4. We discussed stranger danger, calling 911, and what to do when lost. (This dose double duty as step 1 of the First Aid badge). We created a safety plan for the Farmer's Market that we attend weekly.
|Creating a safety plan with Mommy|
Step 5. Using the computer, we researched the most common natural disasters in Pennsylvania as well as talked about what to do in the event of a natural disaster. (This took almost 2 hours and spanned both parents, but Maya enjoyed this step the most.)
|Researching with Daddy|
Beyond the Badge:
Maya is in the process of creating mini first aid kits along with a disaster preparedness checklist to deliver to our three closest neighbors.