Early Childhood

Early childhood is a key time in a child’s development for them to observe positive road safety role modelling. In this age group, road safety education is focussed on holding hands, child restraints and parent role modelling and supervision.

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Starting Out Safely (ThingleToodle)

Starting Out Safely is about children, parents, carers and early childhood educators working together to guide children’s learning in being and becoming safe and independent road users.VicRoads funds Early Learning Association Australia 

Learning areas:
  • The Arts
  • Health & Physical Education
Year levels:
  • Early Learner
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  • Information Sheet
  • Roads, Vehicles & Traffic

Road Safety Education and Safe Transport Policies for family day care services

New best practice Road Safety Education and Safe Transport Policies have been developed based on the National Quality Framework and the National Guidelines for the Safe Restraint of Children Travelling in Motor Vehicles.The purpose of the policies

Year levels:
  • Early Learner
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  • Activity
  • Passenger Safety
  • Roads, Vehicles & Traffic

Click Clack story book

Click Clack follows the adventures of a group of children as their imaginations take them on fun filled journeys in rocket ships, on camels and rollercoasters all while in the comfort of their child restraints and booster seats. It’s suitable for

Learning areas:
  • English
  • The Humanities
  • Health & Physical Education
Year levels:
  • Early Learner
  • Prep
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  • Activity
  • Walking
  • Roads, Vehicles & Traffic

That's the Sound the Street Makes story book

That’s the Sound the Street Makes follows the story of Ella on her journey to school with her sniffling Dad as she reminds him how to be a responsible and safe pedestrian. It’s suitable for children aged four to eight years. That’s the Sound

Learning areas:
  • English
  • The Humanities
  • Health & Physical Education
Year levels:
  • Early Learner
  • Prep
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  • Activity
  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Roads, Vehicles & Traffic

Road Safety Education - play mat

The road safety education play mat has been designed to complement the Starting Out Safely resources. We engaged Gowrie Victoria(External link) to develop an educator and family resource guide, with references to the Victorian Early Years Learning

Year levels:
  • Early Learner
  • Prep
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Information for Parents

As a parent or carer of children and teenagers, road safety takes on a new perspective. Your role is critical in helping your children develop safe road skills - from teaching young children how to cross the road safely or ride bikes, through to

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  • Information Sheet
  • Roads, Vehicles & Traffic

Road Safety Education and Safe Transport Policies for early childhood services

New best practice Road Safety Education and Safe Transport Policies have been developed based on the National Quality Framework and the National Guidelines for the Safe Restraint of Children Travelling in Motor Vehicles.The purpose of the policies

Year levels:
  • Early Learner
Read more on "Road Safety Education and Safe Transport Policies for early childhood services"