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Microphone Loudspeaker National Safe K-2 Pedestrian Part 1: Presenter-lead Powerpoint presentation Parent information School resources 2 10 Retro reflective tape or safekids.org Kids Campaign visibility and street performed in a classroom or auditorium focusing letter included in are needed hrs hrs. clothing crossing on the “do’s’ and “don’ts” of crossing the street materials Flashlight Cyrus the safely. 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For maximum learning, a combination of knowledge, skill and motivation is desirable. 2 T = The approximate number of hours or minutes of training/education students will receive from the activity. 3 P = The approximate number of hours/or minutes needed to plan and execute the activity, assuming the program is to be implemented for one classroom or group. 1 Michigan Fitness Foundation Child Pedestrian Safety Program Table Program Name Age Objective(s) Activities Benefits Considerations T2 P3 Needed Resources Website & Type1 Otto the Auto stories, songs, Lessons 2 & 3: Bike safety audio story poem Indoor activity skill-based Evaluation assessments in the Otto mazes puzzles instruction Club: A Safe and word Lesson 5: Safety hopscotch game demonstrating Take home Place to Play searches right and wrong pedestrian behaviors worksheets are Some computer Online Safety included assistance Activities Lesson 6: Dress-up game stressing visibility needed Few resources are Motivation- Lesson 7: Left, right, left safety game needed Some lessons Based focused on bike Lesson 8: Students identify bike helmets worn and auto safety, through history not pedestrian safety Lesson 9: Printable activity sheets include safety messages, safety mazes, puzzles and word 3-5 minutes searches lessons No written evaluation I’m Safe K-2 Paying attention, 10-minute pedestrian safety DVD Use with skill- __ ____ Coloring activity books, imsafe.com Products traffic signs, safe Coloring/activity book (bilingual) with reusable Indoor activity based and stickers, games and DVD’s walking & stickers & parents page possibly available for purchase on I’m Safe Walk crossing, safe Walk and Roll Bingo game stressing safe Bilingual activities knowledge- website with Me choices around a pedestrian behaviors (Spanish & based instruction Pedestrian school bus “Safety Rules” bookmarks English) Safety Walking school bus and pedestrian safety Materials range Materials stickers Parents page in cost from $.25 included in to $25.00 Knowledge- coloring book Based activity & Motivation- Teacher’s Guide Based includes evaluation forms Some free materials available for download on website City of Portland 2-5 Safe street Lesson 1: Pedestrian-related terms and identify School resources 3 3 Crayons http://ww crossings, safe and unsafe street crossings Teacher’s are needed hrs hrs. 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