Do Your Kids Walk to School? 5 Tips to Help Keep Them Safe! by Dr. Bridget Boyd

Safety
5 years ago
Do Your Kids Walk to School? 5 Tips to Help Keep Them Safe!

Walking to school is a great way for kids to get exercise, but it can be dangerous. If your child is walking to school, keep these safety tips in mind!

  • Make sure your child knows never to cross in the middle of the street. Kids, and adults, should only cross in crosswalks. 
  • Cross where there's a crossing guard. 
  • Adult supervision is always preferred, but when not possible kids should walk to school in groups. 
  • Whether your child is in a group or not, it's imperative they not talk to strangers.
  • Remind your child to pay attention to surroundings to avoid dangers.

Let's stay safe!

start discussion

Please login to comment.

recommended tips

How to Prevent Heart Disease: 6 Steps to Heart Health & a Healthier Cardiovascular System

Age-Related Weight Gain: 3 Ways to Manage Weight Gain Because of Aging

Want to Reduce Your Doctor Visits? 3 Simple Techniques That May Actually Work!

Sleep Your Way to Good Health: 3 Tips to Get the Zzzz's You Need!

Got 30 seconds? Sign up for 30Seconds.com and get the best of our tips each week!