Are you looking to ensure your children’s safety, but aren’t quite sure where to begin? The links on this page cover some basic principles of child safety education, helping you get started teaching children this life-saving information.
- Common Childhood Risks & Dangers
- Safety Awareness: Becoming A Safety Conscious Parent
- Teaching Children About 9-1-1 & Important Information
- Teaching Without Scaring: Children’s Fears of Safety
Get started teaching your child safety
Safety awareness: Becoming a safety conscious parent
Learn how to become a more safety aware parent, without loosing your head in the process.
The most common childhood risks
What are the most prevalent risks that parents should be most concerned about? (Spoiler alert: It’s a pretty far cry from the impression you would get from American media.) This page explores the most common childhood risks, helping you prioritize your time and energy so that you’re spending it addressing the most likely risks.
Teaching without scaring
Many parents avoid talking with kids about safety because they fear educating children about these topics might scare or upset them. In all my years of safety education I’ve never known this to be an issue, but just in case, this page offers tips on teaching children safety without scaring them.
Teaching children 911 and vital information
One of the best ways to promote child safety is to make sure kids know their vital information and can utilize 9-1-1 to seek help in an emergency. Children have saved the lives of their parents and siblings because they were taught how to use 9-1-1.