Safety First at Home

Stories and funsheets covering awide range of potential dangers within the home.

Stories and funsheets covering awide range of potential dangers within the home.

Stories and funsheets covering awide range of potential dangers within the home. These include trips, slips and falls; fire and heat; sharp objects; poisoning; electrical shock; drowning and suffocation.

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Books

Sam's Birthday Story book

2 - 4yrs Students

This story book, created in the style of a ‘rag’ book, is a fun activity featuring a story and an interactive activity, 'Find the Dangers’ - designed to help children become familiar with different types of household danger.

Fun/Fact sheets

Fire Can Burn You

2 - 4yrs Students

Simple visual of how fire can burn you.

Cookers are Hot

2 - 4yrs Students

Simple visual of the hot parts of a cooker.

Tidy Up, Don't Trip Up!

2 - 4yrs Students

Simple visual of toys as potential trip hazards

Don't Fall

2 - 4yrs Students

Simple visual of potential ways to fall.

Knives Are Sharp

2 - 4yrs Students

Knives Are Sharp

Tools Can Be Dangerous

2 - 4yrs Students

Simple visual showing how tools can be dangerous when not in use.

Poisonous Don't Touch!

2 - 4yrs Students

A simple visual showing household poisons under the sink.

Don't Take Medicine Without A Grown-Up

2 - 4yrs Students

Simple visual of the dangers of taking medicine without a grown-up.

Counting Dangers

2 - 4yrs Students

A simple counting exercise with hot irons, hot taps, sharp knives and sharp scissors.

What's Not Safe To Put In Your Mouth?

2 - 4yrs Students

Simple choosing activity: what's safe and what isn't safe to put your mouth.

Drinks Can Be Hot

2 - 4yrs Students

Simple visual of how drinks can be hot.

Bath Taps Can Be Hot

2 - 4yrs Students, Teachers

Simple visual of how bath taps can be hot.

Teachers' and Parents' notes

Teachers' Overview - Safety First at Home and Being Safe at Home

2 - 4yrs Teachers

These resources aim to help teachers deliver important messages about staying safe, and help children learn how to minimise risks.

Home Safety, Parents' Overview, 2 - 7 yrs

2 - 4yrs, 4 - 7yrs Parents

This parents' section is designed to help you become more aware of the risks around the home and, in turn, work together with your children to learn more about keeping safe, whilst having fun. 

Parents Guide

2 - 4yrs, 4 - 7yrs Parents

This guide is designed to help you become more aware of the risks around the home and, in turn, work together with your children to learn more about keeping safe, whilst having fun.

Extension activities

2 - 4yrs, 4 - 7yrs Teachers

Home safety themes can be woven into all areas of the curriculum. Here we have suggested a variety of extension ideas linked to different subject areas.

Teachers Guide

2 - 4yrs, 4 - 7yrs Teachers

Word banks/Glossaries

Word bank

2 - 4yrs, 4 - 7yrs Students, Teachers

Word bank