The "9-1-1 FOR KIDS" is an educational program for public safety agencies with emergency dispatch centers. The purpose of the program is to teach children how to save lives, property, and report serious emergencies through the proper use of 9-1-1.
To schedule a 9-1-1 presentation
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To teach children how to save lives and property through the proper use of 9-1-1, the nation's universal emergency telephone number.
Children who complete the "9-1-1 FOR KIDS" classroom program will know:
WHEN to use 9-1-1 and when not to
HOW to place a 9-1-1 call
WHAT to say in case of a police or fire medical emergency
Armed with the basic information about 9-1-1, young children will be able to:
* Call for help when they need it for themselves or for others
*Assist in saving lives and property
*Avoid costly abandoned or prank calls which tie up the 911 disptach system
Safe Websites for Children
- Cartoon Network™
This site has games and activities galore based on the cartoons of Cartoon Network. This site also includes trading cards so you can collect and trade your favorite cartoons.
KidsCom has kids' games, chat rooms for kids, video game cheats and other child activities. Our kids' games focus on fun, learning and Internet safety.
- Life in the White House
Visit the White House online! Learn about the people who have lived in the White House, including pets! This site includes activities and games, coloring book pages you can print, and also video tours. Also includes News for Kids.
- Nickelodeon Online at Nick.com
Have a favorite Nickelodeon cartoon character? Just click on their picture and you'll not only see when the show is on, you'll be able to click on "Meet the Characters", "Games", "Movie", "Message Board", "e-Collectibles", "Shopping", "Nick Arcade", and "Nicksclusive Newsletter".
- Surf Swell Island: Adventures in Internet Safety
This quiz-driven adventure activity presents Internet safety material in a series of three games each featuring a classic Disney character and focusing on an area of concern such as privacy, viruses, or netiquette which is guidelines for good behavior on the Internet. A mini-quiz follows each of the three games reinforcing what was presented. The activities are accompanied by a parent's guide, a teacher's guide, and additional Internet safety information for adults.
This site contains Internet safety information for children, parents, teachers, and officials. It provides links to child-friendly and other Internet safety sites as well as fun games and activities.
Primarily designed for first grade, Starfall is also useful for pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and second grade.
Internet Safety Websites
GetNetWise is a public service brought to you by a wide range of Internet industry corporations and public interest organizations. The GetNetWise coalition wants Internet users to be only "one click away" from the resources they need to make informed decisions about their and their family's use of the Internet.
- NetSmartz Workshop
The NetSmartz Workshop® is an interactive, educational safety resource that teaches children and teens how to stay safer on the Internet. NetSmartz combines the newest technologies available and the most current information to create high-impact educational activities that are well received by even the most tech-savvy kids. Parents, guardians, educators, and law enforcement also have access to additional resources for learning and teaching about the dangers children may face online. NetSmartz was created by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA).
The Missing kit, developed by LiveWires Design Ltd, teaches children how to surf the Internet safely. It includes a CD-ROM game for children, a parent/teacher guide, a video and a poster. This web site has information on internet safety issues for parents, teachers and librarians.
- Internet Mobile Marketing
Parents purchase car seats for their infants, helmets for bike riding, and outlet covers for the home. They enroll their kids in swimming lessons to help reduce danger around water and teach their children to never go anywhere with a stranger. Keeping their children safe is a priority for modern parents. However, as the internet has become more of an integral part of life at younger and younger ages, parents have had to learn about the dangers the internet can pose to their children. Fortunately there are many common sense steps parents can take to ensure their children can use the internet safely.