Most kids will become enthusiastic about the topic of emergency preparedness, and involving them in your plans will help the whole family stay safe, and it will give you a chance to educate your children about natural disasters, weather, and geology.
The ready.gov kids' site here has good information, presented attractively. It tells us to:
- Make a plan
- Build a kit
- Know the facts
- Get involved
Building an emergency kit can be a fun activity for the whole family. Here's a link to one pdf checklist for suggested supplies. So involve your children and be prepared for the worst...as a family.