Early years

Recovering from bushfires

This section explores how people and places do recover after a bushfire. It will help children to consider how people might feel after experiencing a bushfire, how they might respond in different ways to their feelings, and how communities and the natural environment recover.

Exploring recovery after a bushfire can contribute to a child's feelings of safety and promote resilience and coping skills.

How do people and places recover from bushfires?

Overview: Children will be encouraged to explore what people and places do to recover after a bushfire. This session will assist children to understand how communities can work together to help each other and rebuild homes and buildings. Recovery related to the natural environment is also important, enabling children to see re-growth and how people help the bush and animals that live there.