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SAFETY IS SMART Lets learn about safety Everyone has to take responsibility for staying safe. In this book you will learn many ways to keep yourself safe, including how to recognize dangerous situations. how to prevent accidents. what to do when the worst happens. TIVIT Color in every space with a dot to find out why these safety rules are important. Written by Robyn Squire 2001 Rev. 2008 Y AC Illustrated by Don Berry Item KCB325 1

STAY SAFE AT HOME TIVIT Unscramble the scrambled word in each sentence for the first 6 safety rules. 1. Pick up games and toys so no one can on them. PRIT 2. If no one is home, dont enter the house if the door is open or a window is . KREBON Go somewhere thats safe and call for help. 3. Dont climb a unless an DALRED adult is supervising. WHEN YOURE HOME ALONE 4. Make sure all doors and are locked. SWONDIW 5. Open the only to RODO someone you know and trust. 6. Dont tell anyone who calls tha

USE STREET SMARTS 1. Never run or play in the street. Stay on the sidewalk or on the left side of the street facing traffic when walking. 2. Cross the street only at crosswalks and intersections, and follow traffic signals. 3. Look both ways before crossing, and make sure cars are stopped. 4. Follow posted safety rules. They are there for your protection ESPECIALLY ON HALLOWEEN 1. Always trickortreat with an adult. 2. Visit only people you know. 3. Make sure your costume lets you see and hear pe

RIDE SAFELY 1. Always wear a helmet that fits snugly on your head and rests securely on your forehead. Keep the strap fastened. 2. Before you get on a bike, check that it is working properly. 3. Only ride a bike that is the right size for you. 4. Wear a strap or rubber band around your pant legs so they dont get caught in the wheel or chain. 5. Ride as far to the right side of the road as possible. 6. Ride single file. 7. Watch for cars coming out of alleys and driveways. 8. Use a basket to carr

MORE BIKE SAFETY RULES 10. Ride slowly through gravel and sand. 11. Dont ride after dark. 12. Walk your bike in the crosswalk at busy intersections. 13. Know the proper hand signals for stopping and turning. 14. Follow all traffic signs. Bikes have to follow the same rules as cars. RIGHT LEFT STOP Match the traffic sign with its meaning. TIVIT Y AC 1. A. STOP. Go again only when it is clear. B. PEDESTRIAN CROSSING. Slow down. Stop if people are crossing. C. YIELD. Slow down and look for peop

STAY SAFE ALL SUMMER 1. Wear sunscreen with a Sun Protection Factor of 15 or higher whenever you are outsideeven on cloudy days. 2. Wear long sleeves, long pants, and a widebrimmed hat outdoors. Try to stay indoors or in the shade between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. 3. Do not touch barbecue grills or coals, even if they dont look hot. 4. Avoid food poisoning. Never eat hot food that has become cold or cold food that has become warm. WATER SAFETY TIVIT Solve each picture puzzle below and youll have 5 Wat

SAFETY AT THE POOL AND BEACH 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Never run near the pool. Never dunk or push someone in the pool. Look out for other swimmers before you jump in the pool. Dont swim in cloudy or dirty water. Stay away from docks or piers if there are boats around. Never touch anything underwater that you cant see well. Watch out for broken glass or sharp rocks or shells at the beach. Dont swim in water with a strong current or big waves. Find the two buckets that are exactly the same. TIVIT Y

BE FIRE SMART PREVENT FIRES Y AC TIVIT Use the key code to finish these Fire Safety tips. 1. Never play with or . 2. Dont touch . 3. Always get permission before you use the and never leave food unattended. WHAT TO DO IN CASE OF FIRE 4. Get out fast and stay out. Dont stop to take anything. 5. Check doors before opening them. Feel the door with the back of your hand. If its warm, use the other exit. 6. Crawl low under smoke. 7. If your clothes catch on fire, STOP, DROP, and ROLL. 8

8. Make a Fire Escape Plan with your family. It should show two ways out of every room, and where to meet outside in case of fire. TIVIT Draw a map of your home, showing two ways out of every room, like the map above. Include a family meeting place outside, such as a mailbox or tree. Y AC PREPARE FOR EMERGENCIES 1. Keep the phone number for the fire department, police department, family doctor, and poison control center by every phone. 2. Learn what to do in an emergency Stay calm, call 911

PLAY IT SAFE Good sports play safe. Help these kids get from their home to the park safely by passing each safety rule from 1 to 7. 1. Wear proper gear in good condition for all sports. For roller sports, wear a helmet, knee and elbow pads, wrist guards, and gloves. 2. Take lessons to learn the right and safe way to play. 4. Dont walk or run too close to swings that are being used. 3. Skate only on safe surfaces. Avoid places with water, oil, sand, gravel, or dirt. 5. Never jump off a swing

BE SMART ABOUT STRANGERS 1. Make sure your parents always know where you are, whom you are with, and when youll be home. 2. Always have at least one buddy with you. 3. Avoid dark, deserted areas like woods, empty lots, and alleys. 4. If a stranger offers you anything, say NO and get away fast. 5. If a stranger comes to pick you up after school, dont go. Your parent would never send a stranger for you. 6. If a stranger asks you for help, dont go. It could be a trick. 7. If anyone tries to touch y

ALLWEATHER SAFETY 1. In a hurricane, tornado, or severe thunderstorm, stay inside but away from windows, doors, and electrical outlets. 2. Dont talk on the phone or take a shower or bath during a thunderstorm. 3. In a tornado, go to the basement or a room with no windows. 4. In a flood, keep away from rivers and streams. Go to higher ground. IF YOURE OUT IN A THUNDERSTORM 5. Find shelter in a building or car right away. 6. Stay away from tall trees, telephone poles, or things made of metal. 7. I

TAKE SAFETY ON THE ROAD 1. Buckle up every time you get in an automobile. 2. Make sure your seatbelt fits snugly across your lower hips. Do not wear the shoulder strap across your neck, under your arms, or behind your back. 3. Dont take the seatbelt off until the car has stopped and the engine is off. 4. Keep your head and hands inside the vehicle at all times. 5. Ride quietly so you dont distract the driver. 6. Never accept a ride from someone who has been drinking alcohol. Fill in the blanks w

DONT MONKEY AROUND WITH ANIMALS TIVIT Read each animal safety rule below. Then find the underlined words in the puzzle below. Look across, down, diagonally, and backwards 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Stay away from an angry or frightened peteven your own Never try to take away food or bones from a dogeven as a joke. Dont bother any animal when its eating or sleeping. Stay away from stray dogs and cats and wild animals. Ask the owner if its OK to pet a dog or cat you dont know. Play nicely with all pe

STAY AWAY FROM GUNS AND DRUGS Two very dangerous things that can hurt and even kill you are guns and drugs. Follow these safety rules so you can live a long, safe, and healthy life Guns Are No Game 1. Never touch a gun. 2. If you see a gun, leave it alone and tell an adult right away. Drugs Are Deadly Drugs can cloud your judgment and make you do dangerous things. They also are illegal and can destroy your health and your dreams. FINAL SAFETY TIP Say no to drugs Below are several ways to refuse

TEST YOUR SAFETY KNOWHOW ACROSS 1. Always lock doors and when you are home alone. 5. Cross streets only at the . 7. When youre on a bike, watch for cars in and driveways. 9. Wear a every time you ride a bike. 10. Protect your skin by putting on before you go out. 12. If you see a , leave it where it is and tell an adult. 14. In case of fire, know two ways out of every . DOWN 2. If your clothes catch on fire, STOP, , and ROLL. 3. The first thing to do in an emergency is to stay . 4. Wear a he

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