SAFETY RULES FOR KIDS

DRUM - - News - EX­TRA SOURCES: PAR­ENTS.COM, BABYCENTER.COM

They should never go any­where or take any­thing from peo­ple they don’t know.

They need to check with you be­fore go­ing any­where, chang­ing plans or get­ting into a car – even if it’s with some­one they know.

By the age of six your child should know their ad­dress and at least one of their par­ents’ cell­phone num­bers.

Pre-school­ers should know if they’re ap­proached by a stranger when they’re out in pub­lic they should go straight to the per­son who’s tak­ing care of them.

Young chil­dren should know if they get lost in a shop they should go to the till area and ask for help from a staff mem­ber. If they’re lost in a park and can’t find a se­cu­rity guard they should look for a mother with kids.

Grownups shouldn’t ask them to keep se­crets, es­pe­cially ones that make them feel scared or un­easy.

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