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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Learning areas
Primary year levels
  • 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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  • Activity
  • Walking
  • Roads, Vehicles & Traffic

That's the Sound the Street Makes - smart phone/tablet App

The apps add narration and bring the characters to life with sounds and animation. The tablet versions have bonus games to further learning about road safety.That’s the Sound the Street Makes follows the story of Ella on her journey to school with

Learning areas:
  • English
  • The Humanities
  • Health & Physical Education
Year levels:
  • Early Learner
  • Prep
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  • Activity

Street Scene (RACV)

RACV Street Scene program is a road safety program for Victorian primary school students from Prep to Grade Six.Schools can book a visit by an RACV traffic safety educator to conduct a program that best suits the local road safety needs of the

Year levels:
  • Prep
  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3
  • Year 4
  • Year 5
  • Year 6
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  • Activity

Using Documentaries to Teach Persuasion

It’s People Like Us is a documentary film created as part of the TAC – Towards Zero road safety strategy. It explores society’s relationship with mobile phones – especially the use of them while driving – and the responsibility that we all

Year levels:
  • Year 7
  • Year 8
  • Year 9
  • Year 10
  • Year 11
  • Year 12
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  • Activity

Information for Parents (TAC Website)

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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  • Activity

Learning to Drive (TAC Website)

A drivers licence is a key to independence and freedom. It allows you to get to work, study, sport, shopping and go out with ease, yet it is also puts you in the face of real and potential danger on our roads.Inexperienced drivers are at high risk

Year levels:
  • Year 9
  • Year 10
  • Year 11
  • Year 12
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  • Activity
  • Roads, Vehicles & Traffic

National practices for early childhood Road Safety Education

The National Practices for Early Childhood Road Safety Education have been developed by early childhood education and road safety experts across Australia and New Zealand.The eight national practices are aligned with the Early Years Learning

Year levels:
  • Early Learner
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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
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  • Activity
  • 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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