Helping our students stay safe in and out of school is so important. Using read alouds, we can start discussions on ways to do just that. Here is a list of picture books about staying safe!
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A Treasure at Sea for Dragon and Me by Jean E. Pendziwol
Water safety is important, especially at the beach! This poetry book is about a little girl and her dragon who spend a sunny day at the beach and discuss how to stay safe in the ocean.
How Do Dinosaurs Stay Safe? by Jane Yolen
Holding Mama’s hand when crossing the street. Wearing a helmet when riding a bike. The dinosaurs in this book start off by asking their audience what could happen if they did something unsafe. It then dives into how to stay safe in everyday situations.
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No Means No! by Jayneen Sanders
This book is about teaching personal boundaries and consent. It empowers children to say no when they are uncomfortable in a situation.
Once Upon a Time Online by David Bedford
Online safety is more important than ever! This book takes favorite fairy tale characters and discusses the dangers of using technology without guidance. The Fairy Godmother saves the day with the skills to use computers safely.
Miss Mingo and the Fire Drill by Jamie Harper
Miss Mingo is teaching her class about fire safety. All the animals in her class, however, are a little anxious. She has a firefighter come in to teach them what they needs to know about being safe in a fire.
Want more book titles? Check out this blog post for picture books about decision making skills!
What are some other picture books about staying safe that you read aloud in your classroom?
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