Talking to your kids about safety-related issues can be difficult. Nevertheless, it is important for parents or guardians to communicate with their children about safety and practice basic skills with them.
In this section, you’ll find all the tools you need to help start an effective dialogue with your children, including our new storybook and age-appropriate teaching tips called Teachable Moments Guides.
Did you know that some child safety messaging taught today is outdated? Our new book, The Great Tomato Adventure, provides the latest safety lessons taught by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. It's fun for kids, and full of “teachable moments” that help provide an opportunity for meaningful discussion.
Hear a special reading of The Great Tomato Adventure by Jada Pinkett Smith, talented actress and parent of two children, plus a bonus child.
Our Teachable Moments Guides will help you speak with your children about important safety issues and provide tips and conversation starters to help break the ice.
This guide accompanies the storybook and offers tips to begin an important dialogue with your young children about safety.
This guide offers tips to begin an important dialogue with your children aged seven to 11 about safety – both online and in the real world.
This guide offers tips to begin an important dialogue with your children aged 12 to 17 about safety – both online and in the real world.