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Alex at the Playground Book Reading

Available in English and French.

Use storytelling to teach kids about staying safe while they play.

Organization/Sponsor Contact: Stephanie Cowle, Parachute (scowle@parachutecanada.org)

To adapt or reproduce the book, please contact York Region Community and Health Services injury.prevention@york.ca or call 1-877-464-9675 ext. 76684

Type of Activity: Group reading
Target Audience: Children
Costs: There are printing costs associated with this activity
Timeline for Activity: Can be completed in 30 minutes or less

Steps and Materials for the Activities
  1. Have volunteers interact with kids and parents to discuss fall prevention at the playground. Read the Alex at the Playground Storybook, which also teaches about the importance of safe play, and taking turns. Through asking questions to the kids, discuss the things Alex did to be safe at the playground.

Alex at the Playground Storybook