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Safety Lessons For Kids

Be Snug! Safety Lessons for Kids

Safety lessons that kids can relate to, games, animations, projects to help kids feel snug and safe in their own homes.

Cyber Safety

10 Cybersecurity Lessons to Teach Kids
Whether you’re the parent of a Girl Scout who is working toward the cybersecurity badge or want to teach your daughter about the importance of cybersecurity, we have tips and tricks to help you teach them how computers work and how to stay safe online. Each lesson also includes an activity that should be suitable for all ages.

CyberSense and Nonsense: The Second Adventure of the Three CyberPigs
Mac & Windows. This software is designed to help children between the ages of nine and twelve learn to distinguish between biased, prejudicial information and factual, objective information, and to detect bias and harmful stereotyping in online content. Ask the owner of your computer if it is OK to download an application.

FBI Safe Online Surfing Internet Challenge
Learn how to safely navigate the internet with the FBI.

What is Cyberbullying
In today’s age, most students of all ages have access to the internet in one way or another. Between cell phones, tablets, computers, and game systems, students are interacting with others on the web in one way or another. Because of this, cyberbullying has increasingly been on the rise. What, exactly, constitutes cyberbullying?

Internet Safety for Kids
There are risks that come with our children’s growing independence. Learn how to protect and advise them.

Internet Safety Rules Printable
Talking to your teens about internet safety is important. Find all the important topics in one free printable from Let’s Homeschool High School.

Jo Cool or Jo Fool
This interactive online module takes students through a CyberTour of twelve mock Web sites to test their savvy surfing skills.

Disaster Preparedness

Arcade For Kids From FEMA
Puzzles, jokes, coloring book and more to help you understand natural disasters.

Disaster Safety for Kids
Disasters often strike quickly and without warning. They are frightening for adults, and can be traumatic for children. Your family may have to leave home and change your daily routine. Be prepared to give your children guidance that will help reduce their fears.

Emergency Preparation
Emergencies happen and preparation is important. Learn what important information and create a family emergency kit together.

First Aid

CPR
While nothing is as good as learning to give CPR at a live lesson, the information on this site could save someone’s life.

Choking: First Aid
Learn the basics on first aid for choking.

First Aid Games
Seven games for groups of scouts, from the Baden-Powell Games Book.

Boy Scout Personal First Aid Kit
A first-aid kit well stocked with the basic essentials is indispensable. This kit is one from the Boy Scouts that kids can assemble and use when needed.

Laws & Crime Protection

LAWKids’ Only!
For serious candidates only, please report to the Front Desk of the Law School for proper registration procedures. Attire should be frayed with skateboard tucked neatly under the right arm.

Laws for Kids
Learn about laws and how to be involved in law creation with info, videos, and games.

Around Traffic

Traffic Safety Kids Page
If you ride your bike or inline skate or even walk along city streets you need to know what traffic laws apply to you. This site was produced in New York, so ask your parent if your state laws are different.

Outdoor Safety

Hiking with Kids
Here are some tips for making those first few hikes enjoyable for both kids and adults.

Safety Tips from the US Forest Service 
The most effective way to prevent mishaps is to adequately prepare for the trip. Knowledge of the area, weather, terrain, limitations of your body, plus a little common sense can help to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip.

Smokey The Bear’s Official Home Page
Learn how to prevent forest fires and save baby forest animals by playing these games.

Personal Protection

Do You Know How to Be Street Smart?
Follow these seven rules for a good start.

Worse Case Scenarios
Or how to survive almost anything: shark attacks, quicksand, a fight. Some chapters from the book of the same name. My teen and his friends have been devouring this book.

Other Safety Ressources:

10+ (almost) FREE Online Kids Safety Classes for Homeschoolers
Help your children stay safe with these great free and almost free resources.

Home Safety Summer Tips
You’ve made it to summer. Now it’s time to kick back, enjoy the warm weather at BBQ’s and pool parties, and take that much needed vacation. Yet it’s important to remember that crime rates rise during the summer, as do traumatic injuries, so you should follow these tips to keep home safe and your family in health.

 

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