This set of ColorCards® illustrates a variety of everyday activities, situations and objects encountered that can easily cause danger and mishap if not considered as a potential hazard or used safely. Each card provides multiple opportunities for discussion and the accompanying booklet provides ideas for ways to use the cards both on a one-to-one basis and in a group or classroom situation.
Examples of cards included are:
• Candles lit near curtains • Owning large dogs • Sitting on an upstairs window ledge • Very sharp knives left on the kitchen counter • Personal hygiene • Bleach in low store cupboard • Cyber-safety • Vocabulary work • Classification • Language development • Story making • Sequencing
The cards can be used in several ways to encourage the development of decision-making and having regard for safety issues. This could include discussion, role-play, storytelling, and creative activities.