Making earthquake preparation fun at the Tokyo Rinkai Disaster Prevention Park
There’s something about being present in a simulated environment that makes it more memorable than than a book or video. I hesitate to describe it as “fun,” and I don’t want to come across as flippant or disrespectful, but the fact that it’s enjoyable — exciting even — is what I think makes it stick with the kids and help them recall it if ever needed. Moreover, this was the first time that my children and I went through these procedures together, rather than me at my office and them at their school.
Read the entire article at the Japan Times website.