Resources for children

These tools and resources can be downloaded and used through your Road Safety Week activities and communications, or other road safety work. Click on the resource, or the language where applicable, to open in a new window. Resources are English language unless otherwise stated - many have options in different languages alongside.

Resources are owned and/or copyrighted to the organisation stated, but may be used as provided, promoted and disseminated by others, for the purposes of promoting road safety. Resources may not be amended or rebranded without permission from the owner (except where and as expressly stated, such as filling in your Week’s date on the promotional poster with space for a date, or getting children to colour in a colour in poster).

Posters

Download and print these resources for display on noticeboards, in entrance halls, and anywhere your target audience will see them (where you have permission to display posters). They can also be used online.

 beep 'Stay safe near roads' on child road safety, poster by Brake: English - French - Spanish - Portuguese - Russian
 dennis  'Beano: Menaces are head strong' child road safety poster by Brake
 zak  'Zak the Zebra' on child road safety, poster by Brake
 colour1  'Colour me in' road safety poster for children, by Brake
safenz1  'Booster seats' poster and checklist on child seats, by Safekids Aotearoa
safenz2  'Got a bike?' cycle safety checklist and advice for children by Safekids Aotearoa

Videos and adverts

You can play videos in workshops, presentations, lessons and assemblies to get across key road safety messages and stimulate discussion. You could also link to them from your website, email bulletin or on social media.

elmo1   'Elmo stays safe' video by Sesame Street, developed in partnership with the FIA Foundation
 groversafari  'Safari Grover' video by Sesame Street, developed in partnership with the FIA Foundation
 groverastro  'Astronaut Grover' video by Sesame Street, developed in partnership with the FIA Foundation
 groverpilot  'Grover the Pilot' video by Sesame Street, developed in partnership with the FIA Foundation
 bright 'The girl who didn't dress bright' video by THINK!, the UK Department for Transport's road safety campaign

Other tools & resources

An introductory guide to teaching road safety with lesson and activity ideas, by Brake

Sample 'hands-up' surveys for 5-11 year olds and 11-18 year olds on walking and cycling safety, by Brake

Websites and games

www.trafficclub.co.uk
Games and info for 2-6 year olds and parents, by road safety company dbda

www.sesamestreet.org/parents/elmo-stays-safe 
Activities, videos and resources for families

www.beddy.co.uk
Games and activities for children, focusing on road safety and how to stay safe around trucks and lorries

Tales of the road
Road safety advice for kids showing consequences of risk taking through cartoon imagery, by UK’s Department for Transport

www.a2bsafely.com
For children with learning disabilities, by Road Safety Scotland

www.ruben.co.nz 
Games and activities for children, by Waikato Regional Council in New Zealand

Izzy's road safety games
Children's road safety games and activities, by the Western Australia Department of Education

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