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Where can parents find resources to help teach their kids safety tips?

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Safe Kids Worldwide is a resource for parents to teach their kids safety tips. The nonprofit organization works with hundreds of coalitions around the world all dedicated to keeping kids safe from serious, possibly life-threatening, injuries from preventable accidents. Areas of concentration include car safety, preventing sports injuries, and safety in the home. Safe Kids Worldwide believes that with education, planning and awareness, most injuries to children can be prevented.

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Where can parents find resources to help teach their kids safety tips?
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The site SafeKids.org houses an online library of videos, newsletters, fact sheets, infographics and research reports on a variety of safety topics in multiple languages. Age-appropriate education helps teach safety to children of all ages from birth to age 19.

Examples of resources for parents and children include an infographic to teach kids how to cross the street, "How Not to Get Hit by a Car," with seven ways such accidents often happen and seven prevention tips. Bicycle safety information is available for various audiences of parents, children or educators. Videos show parents how to use car seats properly, and bulletins make parents aware of safety recalls. Other materials teach families about fire prevention in the home, pedestrian safety, school bus safety, wearing helmets, avoiding burns and many more topics.

In the United States, coalitions are grouped by state, and each coalition hosts educational events such as car seat inspections, workshops and community outreach initiatives.

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