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Staying Safe

  • Concussions Concussions

    Ow! You fell and hit your head. But do you have a concussion? Find out about concussions in this article for kids.

  • Stay Safe Center Stay Safe Center

    Go outside! Just be safe out there. Find out how to handle stinging bugs, thunderstorms, sunny days, and icy cold days, too.

  • Choking Choking

    Have you ever gotten a piece of food stuck in your throat or swallowed your drink "down the wrong pipe"? Find out more about choking and how to prevent it.

  • CPR: A Real Lifesaver CPR: A Real Lifesaver

    CPR saves lives. Find out how it works.

  • Cuts, Scratches, and Abrasions Cuts, Scratches, and Abrasions

    If you're wearing a bandage right now, chances are you have a cut, scratch, or abrasion. Find out more about them in this article for kids.

  • Dehydration Dehydration

    Our bodies need water to work properly. Find out more in this article for kids.

  • Disasters Disasters

    Disasters, like earthquakes and tornadoes, are serious problems. Find out more about these difficult situations and how to help people in need.

  • Gun Safety Gun Safety

    By now, you probably know what guns are and what can happen if they fall into the wrong hands. Find out how to protect yourself and how to learn about gun safety.

  • How to Use 911 How to Use 911

    You can be a big help when someone is hurt or in danger. How? By dialing 911. Find out more in this article for kids.

  • Nosebleeds Nosebleeds

    Ever get a nosebleed? Lots of kids have had at least one. To learn more, follow your nose to this article for kids.

  • Scars Scars

    You may be young, but you probably already have a scar or two. But why did you get them? How can you prevent them? Find out in this article written just for kids!

  • What to Do in a Fire What to Do in a Fire

    It's scary to think about a fire happening at your house. But you can fight the fear - and prepare yourself - by learning the right way to handle a fire emergency. Find out more.

  • When It's Just You in an Emergency When It's Just You in an Emergency

    In a medical emergency, kids can be heroes just by calling for help. Find out more in this article for kids.

  • Bike Safety Bike Safety

    Some simple rules can keep you safe on two wheels. Lean more about bike riding in this article for kids.

  • Camping and Woods Safety Camping and Woods Safety

    Ah, the great outdoors! Find out how to stay safe while you're exploring the woods.

  • Do You Know How to Be Street Smart? Do You Know How to Be Street Smart?

    Strangers are people you don't know, so you need to be careful. Read this article for kids to learn how to stay safe.

  • Dogs and Preventing Dog Bites Dogs and Preventing Dog Bites

    Are you a little afraid of dogs? Some kids are, so find out how you can make friends with dogs and avoid dog bites.

  • Farm Safety Farm Safety

    If you've ever spent time on a farm, you know they're fascinating places. But you need to know your safety rules if you're working on one or just visiting. Find out more.

  • Finding Out About Fireworks Safety Finding Out About Fireworks Safety

    Fireworks are cool to watch, but it's best to let the professionals set them off. Find out more in this article for kids.

  • Five Ways to Avoid Sports Injuries Five Ways to Avoid Sports Injuries

    Sports injuries often can be prevented. Find out how in this article for kids.

  • Hey! A Bee Stung Me! Hey! A Bee Stung Me!

    Bee, or honeybee, is the word many people use to describe any flying insect that has wings and a stinger. Learn more about bees.

  • Hey! A Tick Bit Me! Hey! A Tick Bit Me!

    A tick attaches itself to the skin of a person or animal and sucks blood. If you have a dog, it may have picked up a tick before! Learn more about ticks in this article for kids.

  • How to Be Safe in Ice and Snow How to Be Safe in Ice and Snow

    Winter is a fun time of year. But while you're out having fun, you have to know how to be safe. Check out our article for kids to learn how to stay safe in snow and cold weather.

  • How to Be Safe When You're in the Sun How to Be Safe When You're in the Sun

    It's fun to be outside on a hot, sunny day. But too much sun and heat can make you feel terrible. Find out how to stay safe in this article for kids.

  • Jellyfish Jellyfish

    Jellyfish can sting swimmers - ouch! Find out more about these quietly creepy sea creatures.

  • Playing With Fire? Playing With Fire?

    Fire is hot stuff. Find out how to stay safe in this article for kids.

  • Poison Ivy Poison Ivy

    Poison ivy can give you a nasty rash. Find out more about it - and the other plants that can make you itch - in this article for kids.

  • Staying Safe in the Car and on the Bus Staying Safe in the Car and on the Bus

    You probably spend part of every day in a car or on the bus. Find out how to be a safe traveler in this article for kids.

  • Swimming Swimming

    Kids love to spend hot days splashing around in a pool or the ocean. But drowning is the second most common cause of death from injuries among kids under the age of 14. Learn how to be safe.

  • Thunderstorms Thunderstorms

    Thunderstorms scare some kids. Find out how to tackle this fear and stay safe.

  • What Happens If You Swallow a Bug? What Happens If You Swallow a Bug?

    Did you ever swallow a bug? Find out what happens in this article for kids.

  • What to Do When You're Bugged by Bugs What to Do When You're Bugged by Bugs

    Ugh. Bugs. They're cool, but they also can ruin your day by stinging or biting you. Find out how to handle them in this article.

  • What's West Nile Virus? What's West Nile Virus?

    What exactly is the West Nile virus? And what do mosquitoes have to do with it? Find out in this article!

  • When It's Just You in an Emergency When It's Just You in an Emergency

    In a medical emergency, kids can be heroes just by calling for help. Find out more in this article for kids.

  • Winter Sports: Sledding, Skiing, Snowboarding, Skating Winter Sports: Sledding, Skiing, Snowboarding, Skating

    You'll have more fun if you stay safe in the cold and snow. Find out how in this article for kids.

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