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Theme 2: The car seat click (using car seats and wearing seat belts)

Learning objectives

  • For children to know that they must always use a child seat / booster and that only much taller children (over 135cm) can use just a seat belt.
  • For parents to know that children under 135cm must use a car seat for their weight, not age.

Vocabulary to be developed

Booster seat, car seat, seat belt, strap, click, stop, safe

Curriculum links for the 'The car seat click' activities are provided.


Activity 1: Introducing the theme – a story showing the importance of using child car seats, booster seats and seat belts.

Activity 2: Action song – a song and actions to reinforce the message that it is important to use seat belts and booster seats.

Extension activities

Reference: Seat belt and car seats – the legal requirements.

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