Sometimes it's hard to figure out how to talk to kids about safety issues. We don't want to scare them, but we have to give them the knowledge they need. The following DVDs aim to help parents in the difficult task of educating kids about important safety issues. From stranger safety and internet safety to toddler home safety, these DVDs present kids with safety and health information in a non-threatening, even entertaining way.
*In order to ensure that the content is in line with your family values and your child's level of understanding, please preview any child safety DVD before allowing your child to watch.
The Safe Side: Stranger Safety
was created by Julie Clark, founder of the Baby Einstein Company, and John Walsh, host of Americas Most Wanted.
The DVD tackles the daunting subject of stranger safety in a comical and kid-friendly way. Although the movie was created to be fun for kids, the subject matter is not taken lightly.
Created by Julie Clark, founder of the Baby Einstein Company, and John Walsh, host of Americas Most Wanted, Internet Safety
is chockful of tips for keeping kids safe while they are online. Walsh and Clark host as the enthusiastic Safe Side Superchick illustrates lessons on email, downloads, pop-ups, and chat rooms, giving kids the knowledge they need to keep a healthy distance from potentially dangerous internet pratfalls.
Supported by the National Alert Registry, this DVD shows what happened when actors approached children, all of whom had been taught about stranger safety, and tried to lure them into dangerous situations. The results were shocking. The DVD gives tips and advice on how to ensure your children will actually follow stranger safety rules.
After surveying parents about common safety problems involving toddlers, Trouble and Kids DVD creators incorporated the safety situations into an educational and entertaining film for kids ages 2-5.
This informative program is brought to the screen by Patrick Reynolds, a grandson of anti-smoking activist R.J. Reynolds. The younger Reynolds tackles issues such as addiction to nicotine, tobacco advertising, and how to say no to cigarettes. He challenges kids to have hope for the future and confidence in themeselves. The program is aimed at grades 6-12.