- Kids need to know how to safely ride a bicycle, rollerblades or skateboard. Helmets should always be worn when participating in these activities.
- “Stranger Danger” rules need to be understood and followed. Children should always let their parents, or a trusted adult, know where they are going to be at all times. Children should also travel outside in groups or with a friend.
- Playground, school, bus and home safety rules need to always be followed.
- Smoke detectors need to be installed in everyone’s home, and a fire exit plan needs to be created and discussed as a family. Children should also understand how important it is to STOP, DROP and ROLL if any of their clothing or hair catches on fire. Never play around a hot stove!
- Seat belts and car seats should be used whenever anyone is riding in a car. Children should also work hard not to distract the driver of the vehicle they are riding in.
- All children need to know the rules for safely utilizing the Internet and email.
- Children should never take any medication without it being given by a parent or adult guardian.
- Electricity is always dangerous. Children should never play with electrical cords or electrical outlets. Never play with anything that is plugged into an outlet when it’s around water.
- Care must always be the guide when using scissors and other sharp objects.
Bicycle Safety Theme Unit: Worksheets
Bicycle Safety Tips
Bicycle Traffic Safety
Bike Safety Games
How to Not Get Hit by Cars
Center for the Prevention of School Violence
Kids Health: Dealing with Bullies
Love Yourself: Stop the Violence
Online News Hour: Fighting School Violence
Stop Bulling Now
Student Pledge Against Gun Violence
Talking With Kids About Violence
Youth Violence Prevention