Author Paul Rogers divided the essentials into 3 groups--safety, snacks, and fun.
Safety essentials included a first aid kit, emergency information, ice packs, sunscreen and more.
For snacks grandparents should keep foods such unprocessed cereals, yogurt, cut-up veggies and fruit, peanut butter, whole-wheat tortillas, unbuttered popcorn.
Include in your fun pack: sidewalk chalk, washable markers, old photo albums, a library card, a deck of cards, board games, jigsaw puzzles.
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