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PANTS

With the help of the NSPCC'S friendly dinosaur Pantosaurus, talking PANTS is a simple way to teach your child how to stay safe from abuse.

If you would like to learn more about the PANTS rule - you could try these activities with your children.

 

More activities

 

  • Safety Activity: Stop, Drop, and Roll! Either teachers or parents can use this fire safety activity that teaches kids to “stop, drop, and roll.”
  • Safety Games and Activities: By visiting this page, parents can read a brief description of several safety games and activities for kids.
  • Home Safety With Rover (PDF): Kids who click this link will find an activity book that is filled with fun safety activities, games, and tips.
  • Home Safety Activities (PDF): Guardians and parents who view this page can encourage their kids to read and complete any of the three safety activities.
  • Keep Away! Parents can click this page for a fun memory game that instructs kids to match safe activities and avoid activities that can start a fire.
  • Water Safety Coloring and Activity Book (PDF): During the summer, parents, and teachers can print this coloring activity book to help kids learn about water safety in a fun way.
  • Who Can You Trust? (PDF): Help kids learn who to trust by visiting this page and printing the activity book.
  • Safety Scenarios (PDF): Teach kids about staying safe as they play by reading this document, which tells parents what to tell their kids and how to practice what they’ve been told.
  • Sparky’s ABCs of Fire Safety Flash Cards: Anyone who wants a fun way to give kids fire safety tips can print these safety flash cards that can be colored.
  • Injury Prevention and Safety Activities for Kids and Families (PDF): Kids and families will find a fun safety activity booklet for kids and families here. The booklet provides information for adults and activities for children.
  • Sparky’s Firehouse Game: Children who visit this page will have fun learning about fire safety when they click the play button to enter the Sparky’s Firehouse game.
  • Jett’s Crossword Puzzle (PDF): The U.S. Fire Administration for Kids offers this crossword puzzle about fire safety in the home.
  • Safety Puzzle: Kids can visit this page for a traffic safety jigsaw puzzle that can be printed and assembled.
  • Fire Safety: On this PBS page, teachers and parents will find instructions for a fire safety activity for kids 3 to 5 years old.
  • Ask Smokey: When children and their parents visit this page, they can play the Ask Smokey game about fire safety.
  • Window and Door Home Safety Workbook for Kids (PDF): Home safety is something that all parents should teach their kids, and this coloring and activity book can help make it fun and interesting for younger children.
  • An A-Maze-ing Escape (PDF): Get help teaching kids about what they should do when there’s a natural gas or propane leak in the home by printing this document that features a maze and multiple-choice questions.
  • Spot the Hazards (PDF): Parents can use this document to see what their kids know about traffic safety and to teach them about situations that are dangerous to pedestrians.
  • Great Safety Adventure Games (PDF): Kids who visit this page can learn about safety issues all around the house.
  • P.I. Plug’s Home Safety Video: Animations are a fun way to teach kids about home safety. On this page, young children can learn about electrical dangers by watching the colorful P.I. Plug’s home safety cartoon.
  • Spot the Danger: The kitchen has many areas and items that can be dangerous. Find these hazards by playing this Spot the Danger game on this page of the British Red Cross website.
  • Child Safety Coloring and Activity Book (PDF): Kids can learn about home safety with this coloring book hosted on the Michigan government website.
  • I Know How to Pool Safely (PDF): The Pool Safely website features a two-page document about child safety around pools. The first page is a coloring sheet, and the second page includes a pledge that kids can sign saying that they will stay safe in and around pools.
  • Child Safety Tips: Visit the Miami-Dade County website for general child safety tips as well as advice on how children can stay safe around strangers and when they’re alone at home.
  • Check Your Steps Color Quiz (PDF): Children can visit this page to find a safety quiz that involves matching sentences to pictures and filling in the blanks.
  • Find the Kitchen Poisons (PDF): Show kids a list of potential kitchen hazards by having them read this document about poisonous substances.
  • The Dog Listener: Be Safe Around Dogs (PDF): Educators will find useful advice in this 20-page booklet for teaching children how to stay safe in the presence of dogs.
  • When Playing Outside: Three important tips are provided here to help children stay safe.
  • Family Fire Safety (video): Kids can learn about how to stay safe in the event of a fire with this video.
  • Student Safety Tips: Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools provides a list of tips that children and parents can review to help kids stay safe when dealing with strangers.
  • Water Safety (PDF): Kids Health provides readers with a booklet about safety when playing in or around water. It includes discussion questions, articles, activities, and more.
  • Pills vs. Candy: This game tests children’s ability to tell the difference between candy and things that are dangerous for them to eat. It can be surprisingly hard to tell them apart!
  • Kitchen Check (PDF): This seven-page booklet includes tips and activities that teach children how to safely cook in the kitchen.
  • Sidewalk Safety Maze Game: Kids can play this game about safety outdoors and win a certificate at the end.
  • Disaster Master: Kids can learn how to stay safe during natural disasters when they play this game. The game has eight levels that must be completed in sequence.