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During this time of uncertainty, the whole Kidpower International community is pulling together to create more resources to share online.

The new full-color edition of the  Kidpower Children’s Safety Comics, in paperback or as a Kindle e-book, is a valuable resource that presents core Kidpower safety skills and strategies in a format that is easy to share and practice with family members. And now, we have a new free webinar to guide you in how to use it!

Adult leadership is key in protecting child safety. Some of the issues that can be addressed with Kidpower’s skills discussed in the Children’s Safety Comics include:

  • knowing when to interrupt a busy grownup and when to wait;
  • following new rules about social distancing determine whether and how to play outside; and
  • how to make a safety plan for rules about answering the door, the phone, or communicating online.

Dr. Amy Tiemann, Center Director Maryjane Hayes, and Senior Instructor Jared Hayes

The Children’s Safety Comics is an adaptable, confidence-building teaching tool that provides a great jumping off point to help you become your child’s most powerful safety advocate.

Plus, our newest FREE webinar, “Parents & Caregivers Guide to the Kidpower Children’s Safety Comics,” features senior leaders from Kidpower North Carolina, Dr. Amy Tiemann, Center Director Maryjane Hayes, and Senior Instructor Jared Hayes, demonstrating how to use the book as a teaching tool that covers core Kidpower skills, and how to flexibly apply apply these skills to a wide variety of situations.

Register Now to view the FREE webinar!

Check out our newly updated full-color edition of the Kidpower Children’s Safety Comics, featured in the webinar.


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Published: April 14, 2020   |   Last Updated: April 14, 2020

Kidpower Founder and Executive Irene van der Zande is a master at teaching safety through stories and practices and at inspiring others to do the same. Her child protection and personal safety expertise has been featured by USA Today, CNN, Today Moms, the LA Times, and The Wall Street Journal. Publications include: cartoon-illustrated Kidpower Safety Comics and Kidpower Teaching Books curriculum; Bullying: What Adults Need to Know and Do to Keep Kids Safe; the Relationship Safety Skills Handbook for Teens and Adults; Earliest Teachable Moment: Personal Safety for Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers; The Kidpower Book for Caring Adults: Personal Safety, Self-Protection, Confidence, and Advocacy for Young People, and the Amazon Best Seller Doing Right by Our Kids: Protecting Child Safety at All Levels.