Bai M.N. Gamadia Girl’s High School engaged Safe Kids Foundation to conduct Safe Kids Walk This Way, a pedestrian safety program (sponsored by FedEx), workshop for students. Eight sessions / workshops of approximately 45 minutes, were conducted for students of Class I to Class VIII, on June 23 & 24, 2018.
Age specific interactive workshops consisting of audio visuals, demonstrations, discussions etc. sensitized the children to the hazards they face while commuting on the road and importance of developing safe behavior on the road. Basic Road safety rules were explained with mock demonstration using flash cards, signals, zebra crossing and mock road map.
Illustrative brochure and activity book consisting quiz, puzzles etc. were given to each child to reinforce the information given during the educational sessions. Safe Kids, a nonprofit organization working extensively for child safety and prevention of unintentional injuries, caused on the road, or at home or while playing, due to fire and burns, poisoning, falls, suffocation etc.. According to Safe Kids Foundation, these are preventable injuries and not accidents, as commonly perceived, which has become a leading cause of death and disability amongst children.
A truly informative and enjoyable session!
Bai M. N. Gamadia Girls' High School