Think! Education

Theme 3: Keep hold! (How to behave near traffic)

Learning objectives

  • For children to know that they should always hold hands with their carer when near traffic.
  • For children and parents to know that children should always walk on the side of the pavement away from the traffic.

Vocabulary to be developed

Holding hands, traffic, road, car, side, pavement, buggy, safe

Curriculum links for the 'Keep hold' activities are provided.


Activity 1: Introducing the theme – a story about a little girl learning about the importance of holding hands near traffic.

Activity 2: Pavement practice – taking children out onto the roads.

Extension activities

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