For Primary and Early Childhood Educators

The school service area includes all injury prevention activities and resources that support students, educators and administrators within a school setting. Schools are an ideal location to promote the awareness of child injury prevention methods to ensure West Australian children become healthy adults. Schools are also the second most frequent location for childhood injuries to occur after the home and almost half of all injury presentations are by primary school aged children.

Safety Island

Safety Island is an online interactive student education website. Students can utilise Safety Island to learn vital safety information via a fun and engaging online platform covering the topics of safety at home, at play, on the road and at school. Click here to visit Safety Island.

Classroom Incursions

Keeping WA Kids Safe is an interactive incursion for pre-primary, year 1, 2 and 3 students led by Kidsafe WA. Sessions take place in the classroom and run for 40 minutes, covering key injury prevention topics of safety at home, at play and on the road.

Click here for more details and booking form.                       

Safety in Schools Resource Kit

Kidsafe WA with the support of Healthway have developed the Safety in Schools Resource Kit. This resource is a school based injury prevention teaching guide that can be implemented by the classroom or specialist health teacher during the regular health lessons with students in pre-primary to year two.

This resource aims at increasing the knowledge, skills and attitudes of participating students towards preventing unintentional injuries on the road, at home and at play. It includes six detailed lesson plans covering child injury prevention topics. The lesson plans also link to the Western Australian Curriculum, Health and Physical Education learning area in the strand of Personal, Social and Community Health.

If you are interested in a hard copy of the resource visit the online shop.

Alternatively register to download the electronic version of the Safety in Schools Resource Kit.

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Watch Out for your Kids Activity Book

The Watch Out for your Kids Activity Book is an Aboriginal-specific resource that includes colouring-ins and activities related to safety for children. The activities relate to poisons safety, passenger safety, burns prevention and other safety topics. Books can be ordered on our online shop or download your copy here.