For 25 years, Kidpower has been teaching children and their adults about “Stranger Safety” instead of “Stranger Danger,” and many other safety programs have picked up this message.
Category: Children and Youth
The real problem is NOT appropriate protection but mistaken, confusing, and inconsistent protection leading to anxiety and knee-jerk reactions that do not make anyone safer. Yes, we need to be tolerant of reasonable risks instead of smothering kids by wrapping them in so many blankets that they cannot move.
At the same time, it is irresponsible to abandon kids to fate without adequate preparation and knowledge about how the world works.
How to use and teach he Kidpower Trash Can Technique to help people of all ages stop taking in hurtful words and replace them with kind words instead.
Our following 7 Keys can make a big difference in motivating people to want to learn about safety and in preparing them to use these skills in daily life.