Readapalooza 6: I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916

Welcome back to digital Readapalooza, our storytime for elementary-age kids. We’re making our way through I Survived The Shark Attacks of 1916. Enjoy some activities after we read, and remember to log your time for summer reading in Beanstack!



If you had a friend with a terrible injury like Chet’s would you know what to do? Watch this video to learn how to stop severe bleeding:


Do you have first aid materials gathered together where everyone in your home can find them? You might have everything at home except for the tourniquet, which is something you should get training to use. Put them in a clearly labeled container like a food storage container or a pencil bag. Here is an example of the materials you need for a basic kit to stop bleeding:

  • permanent marker
  • pair of disposable gloves
  • tourniquet
  • package of sterile gauze pads
  • scissors
  • 2 rolls of sterile gauze dressing

Remember to call 911 first in an emergency! Find more information at Stop the Bleed and Healthline.

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