Child Injury Prevention Demonstration Activities
This activity guide was developed for community leaders, educators, and other professionals to use in their work with families to help prevent child injury. The ten hands-on activities included in this guide demonstrate the risk to children and youth from common causes of injury. The causes of injury addressed in the guide include burns, choking, poisoning, scalds, traumatic brain injury, cycling-related injury, drowning, and motor-vehicle injury. Each activity includes a list of the materials, the process, discussion points, and safety tips. Additional materials such as fact sheets, images, and videos are also listed for each activity.
Protect Your Baby’s Head Shape: Preventing Flat Spots on Your Baby’s Head
This brochure provides parents and caregivers with information on positional plagiocephaly, or “flat head”. Information includes how to prevent flat spots and what to do if a flat spot is found on baby’s head.SKU: 4-101
Electronic Cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and Risks to Children
Fact Sheet, 2016
This fact sheet defines what electronic cigarette devices are and how they can be harmful to the health of children and youth. This resource outlines tips for parents to avoid injury or accidental poisoning from electronic cigarettes.SKU: 4-301
Gotta Brain Getta Helmet
This booklet provides safety information about helmet use for a variety of activities. It also includes an example of a young boy’s experience of a head injury.
As part of the Gotta Brain Getta Helmet booklet, view this video featuring Savannah Smith, a motocross rider from Saskatchewan. Savannah shares information about her experiences, the importance of wearing a properly fitted helmet, and how to choose a helmet.SKU: 4-220