Home Alone Staying Safe
Prepares 4th - 5th Graders for staying home alone or when on their own, through the use of lecture, discussion, role-playing, and other activities. Rate level of preparedness when staying home alone: before and after course identify and discuss safety rules to and from school/street smarts. Discuss behaviors of "bad guys" and list some of the tricks they use. Practice answering the phone when home alone. Share family safety rules and listen to the rules of other students. Demonstrate the Heimlich maneuver on self and another. First aid problems, cuts/bruises, burns, sprains, fires, etc. Identify a "Safe House" where student can go in an emergency.