Category: Kidnapping Prevention and Stranger Safety

How “Stranger Danger” Hurts Kids

After a “Stranger Danger” lesson in her kindergarten class, a little girl sat down with her crayons and a big piece of paper. On one side of her drawing, there was a small child being grabbed by a big man, and on the other side, there were two stick-figures waving their arms with tears pouring […]


“My Child Keeps Talking to Strangers! Help!”: Kidpower Stranger Safety Rules

Kids are much safer if they understand what a stranger is, the difference between being together or on your own, and to move away and check first with your adult if someone you don’t know well tries to approach you.


Possible Abduction Attempt Shows Importance of Teaching Safety Skills to Kids

The announcement below from a principal to her school community last week shows the importance of the kinds of skills that Kidpower teaches including Stay Aware, Think First, Move Away, and Get Help. The fact that the first girl was almost tricked into going to this man’s car is an urgent reminder that all kids […]


Want to be a Kidpower Instructor? Apply now for January 2013 Training

Have you been thinking about learning to teach Kidpower? Now is the time to let us know! Our annual Kidpower Comprehensive Program Training, which is an essential part of the process of becoming certified to teach our program, will take place January 24th-29th, 2013 in Santa Cruz, California. We will accept applications until November 15 OR until […]


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