Age 5-7 Key Stage 1

How to behave near traffic

A series of different sub-themes, each of which can be used on their own, to teach children age 5-7 how to behave near traffic.

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TRC006

Lesson Pack Introduction: How to behave near traffic (Lower Primary)

Overview of the Lesson Pack and the importance of teaching road safety. Includes advice on involving parents.

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TRC031

Lesson Plan: How to behave near traffic (Lower Primary)

A series of different sub-themes, each of which can be used on their own, as the basis of a road safety lesson. Teaching children to recognise different forms of traffic, to know when to hold hands with their parent/carer and the importance of bright/fluorescent clothing.

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TRC053

Activity Sheet: Holding Hands

An Activity Sheet to teach children about holding hands with an adult near traffic.

Education - Early years

TRC059

Activity Sheet: Match the traffic

An Activity Sheet to help children familiarise themselves with vehicles.

Education - Early years

TRC060

Activity Sheet: Play safer

An Activity Sheet to teach children how to stay safe when playing, by staying away from, or watching out for traffic.

Education - Early years

TRC087

Game: Holding hands (interactive)

An interactive online game to teach children when they should hold hands with an adult to be safe near traffic.

Education - Early years

TRC099

Game: What’s coming next (interactive)

An interactive online game to teach children how to recognise traffic.

Education - Early years

TINF1390

Poster: Playing safe

A poster showing children playing.

Education - Early years

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TINF 1315

Poster: busy traffic

A poster showing a busy traffic scene.

Education - Early years

TRC107

Home-link Sheet: Know the road

A Home-link Sheet for children to take home to complete with their parents, which links with the work they have done on how to behave near traffic.

Education - Early years