Here are some resources providing simple steps parents can take and safety skills they can teach their kids before year-end events, summer camps, and recreational activities start, in ways that are fun and age-appropriate rather than scary.
Hartelijk Gefeliciteerd! – Sharing a Dutch family tradition. Please celebrate my 68th birthday by making life better for those you love
Join the “party” – teach everyone important to you a safety skill, make SURE they KNOW you care about their well-being, help to increase their understanding about how to protect themselves from harm and get along better with each other, and be fully in the moment so you can enjoy your time together.
Kidpower recommendations for what to do if you have a young child who climbs, runs, or hides out of your reach – including pre-emptive coaching, safety signals, and little books – and just hanging on tight.
Honor April as Child Abuse Prevention Month by making SURE kids know you care. Discuss the Kidpower Protection Promise with each young person in your life.
This interview on Kevin Grossman’s Reach West Radio Show with Kidpower Founder Irene van der Zande describes Kidpower’s “effective stretch” in seeking to empower the well being of every person on our planet – while keeping our quality high as we grow.
These six new books make it easy and fun for educators, parents, and other adult leaders to start to use our “People Safety” curriculum with children and youth in their classrooms, youth programs, and families. Stay tuned for our organizational and school packages that include training for professionals in how to effectively teach and practice skills to keep kids safe.