Idaho Teen Driving

Toward Zero Deaths

Target audience: 2-3 grade students

Objective: Students will discover safe ways to walk on and cross roads

Materials: Pedestrian safety facts and best practices, “Play It Safe” booklet found at the following URL: http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/people/injury/childps/PlayItSafeWeb/pages/index.htm

Set-up: Prepare enough copies for each student

Procedure:

Tell a story about “close call” pedestrian accidents. Ask leading questions that allow student to discover the following:

  • Wear bright clothing to be noticed by drivers

  • Always cross the road in a cross walk

  • Look both ways before crossing the street

  • Never play on roadways

  • etc.

 

Activity: Complete p. 8 of “Play It Safe” booklet


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