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Safety
Submitted by: Donna/Karen, Spring Branch Memorial
Audience
• Schoolage
Books
Walking Through the Jungle by:Julie Lacome
In this traditional English nursery rhyme, a young boy imagines various animals following him through the jungle.
Staying Safe In the Car by:Joanne Mattern
Discusses how to ride safely and use car seats in a car.
Staying Safe on My Bike by:Joanne Mattern
Explains using turn signals and how to ride safely near roads and other people.
Songs
Traffic Light Song
Tune: Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Twinkle, twinkle traffic light,
Round the corner shining bright.
Red means stop,
Green means go,
Yellow means very, very slow.
Twinkle, twinkle traffic light,
Round the corner shining bright.
http://www.dltk-kids.com/safety/pmilk_carton_traffic_light.asp
Craft
Milk Carton Traffic Light

Materials:
empty milk carton
red, green and yellow construction paper
black construction paper
scissors
tape and/or glue
Optional: gift wrap tube

Instructions:
Cut the top off a milk carton.
Cover the carton with black construction paper.
Cut 3" circles from red, green and yellow construction paper.
Glue the circles onto the container (red, yellow, green from top to bottom.
Optional: Put a gift wrap tube inside the traffic light and set it on a hard flat surface. You can use it as a prop to discuss traffic safety.

http://dltk-kids.com/safety/pmilk_carton_traffic_light.asp