Educating students on the safety of walking and bicycling can be an important part of a school district’s curriculum. This webpage contains curriculum and lesson plans on bicycle and pedestrian safety education that can be used in the classroom, camp, or recreation class.
Here’s a quick guide to checking your bicycle before setting off for a safe ride.
For your safety, you need to know how to fit your helmet properly to protect your head. This short video demonstrates the proper way to fit your helmet.
The following video presentations provide guidance on using the safety lessons for bicycle and pedestrian safety instruction and offer information on how children experience their environment and the effect on their ability to safely navigate traffic situations.
Teaching Children to Walk and Bike Safely:
This curriculum was designed to assist police officers, and others, who are called upon to provide safety instruction to schoolchildren in assemblies and classrooms. The PowerPoint presentations, activities, and videos are intended to be informative and to engage children through discussions and physical movement.
The Resource Manual is a guide to the Teaching Children to Walk and Bike Safely presentations, activities, and videos.
Powerpoint presentations are large files and may take several minutes to download:
Kindergarten – Grade 2 Presentation (PPT)
Grades 3-5 Presentation (PPT)
Grades 6-8 Presentation (PPT)
Traffic Safety Game Show for grade 6-8 (PPT)
Grades K-2 Bicycle Safety Backup Slides (PPT)
Grades 3-5 and 6-8 Bicycle Safety Backup Slides (PPT)