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Safe Kids Week 2015 Resources

Safe Kids Week 2015 Resources

Please see below for Parachute's Safe Kids Week resources for 2015.  While the formal week, which ran from May 4-10, 2015 has wrapped up, you are welcome to download and use these FREE resources in your communities to execute activites around cycling and road safety!

We recieved hundreds of orders for Community Toolkits from across Canada this year. Thanks to all the organizations and communities who rolled out their Safe Kids Week activies.  

Access our French resources here.

Resources

Backgrounder and Key Messages (PDF)

#SafeKidsWeek Social Media Guide (PDF)

The Child Safety Good Practice Guide (PDF)
This guide, located on Parachute's Horizon, describes leading practices for preventing childhood injuries, including cycling injuries.

7 Tips for Cycling Safety (PDF)
A guide for parents and caregivers.

4 Steps for Safe Cycling - Infographic (PDF)

Research

Canada Injury Compass, May 2015.  Bicycle injury hospitalization in Canadian children. (PDF)

Ontario Injury Compass, Issue 9.  Bicycling-Related Emergency Department Visits in Ontario: A focus on children and youth. (PDF)

Cycling Legislation Chart 2015 (PDF)

Event Guides

Below are three event guides to help you organize events in your community to draw attention to cycling and road satey, and Safe Kids Week:

1. Bike Ride and Safety Clinic (PDF)

2. Have a Word With Yourself Helmet Campaign (PDF)

3. Bike Helmet Flash Mob (PDF)

If you host any events, make sure to let us know at safekidsweek@parachutecanada.org and by sharing on social media using the hashtag #SafeKidsWeek

Media

Media Release Template (DOC)

Social Media Images

Download and share these images (JPG) on your social channels during Safe Kids Week, May 4-10. 

  
  

  

Social Media Banners

Use these banners on your Twitter and Facebook social channels.

Facebook


Twitter

Posters

Downloadable posters (PDF) that you can print on 8.5 X 11 and post in community spaces.

  
  

Bookmark/Postcards

These PDFs will allow you to print various cycling safety and Safe Kids Week materials.