28 Ways a laminating machine can help you get prepared

Thanks to thesurvivalmom.com

In this video I share how easy it is to use a laminator, something you probably already knew! However, until I started pulling out those laminating sheets and scouring the house for various documents, I didn’t realize how many uses there were for that machine!

Here’s the video, which also reviews the Fellowes laminator, followed by my list of 28 things to laminate!

  1. Photos and a personal information sheet of each family member and pet in case of evacuation or lost child/pet
  2. Local wildlife ID cards
  3. Chore lists
  4. Evacuation checklist
  5. List of items for your emergency kits/bug out bags
  6. Medication lists- who gets what, when, and how much
  7. Insurance information (house, car, life, health, etc.)
  8. Whiteboard pages – Put one in each kid’s emergency kit along with a dry erase marker.
  9. Vehicle maintenance checklist
  10. Vehicle emergency checklist
  11. Laminate one emergency card per person. Include name, photo, description, medical info, and identifying marks.
  12. Maps for evacuation with routes marked
  13. Important contacts, including phone numbers, addresses, and email addresses
  14. Homeschool schedule
  15. Learning tools, like multiplication table, flash cards, vocabulary lists/cards
  16. Instructions for emergencies, such as how to start a generator, tying knots, battery hookups for the camper, turning on/off the gas, water, and� power
  17. Food storage inventory
  18. Camping supplies checklist
  19. Copies of well loved recipes
  20. First Aid procedures
  21. 911 instructions for kids
  22. Directions for purifying water
  23. List of last minute things to pack for evacuations, such as medications or medical equipment
  24. Sewing patterns
  25. Legal documents/licenses/permits
  26. Paper instructions for anything you refer to again and again, such as canning times/temperatures
  27. Specific medical instructions for things like CPR, burns
  28. Items for the Grab-n-Go Binder
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