Home Alone : Stay Safe Workshop for kids 9-13

  • Friday, July 31, 2020
  • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Zoom (EST time)
  • 5


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This course teaches kids how to prepare to look after themselves for a short period of time before and after school or if you need to run a quick errand. 

This course is open to kids 9-13 years of age with the understanding that you as a parent know your child best.  Deciding when a child is mature enough to be at home alone is an important judgement call for parents and even after training it’s best to start with short periods of home alone time and slowly work up to longer periods once you and your child are both comfortable.

  • The Importance of Establishing a Routine
  • Dos and Don’ts of the House Key
  • Strangers
  • Talking on the Telephone
  • Feeling Scared
  • Snacking and kitchen safety
  • When to Call 911
  • Fires
  • Storms
  • Basic First Aid and Safety Tips
  • Poisons
  • Safe Surfing the Internet

There will be breaks for snacks and lunch. This workshop is 4 hours

A confidential zoom link will be sent out to attendees

About this camp's instructor, Melissa
Melissa Sticca is member of the Ontario College of Teachers with over 10 years experience as an elementary teacher.  She is also a Canadian Red Cross Training Partner and Instructor teaching a variety of first aid, CPR and safety courses for both youth and adults.  

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