Illinois Early Learning Project

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IEL Tip Sheet

Title: Teaching Children to Avoid Stranger Danger
Url: https://illinoisearlylearning.org/tipsheets/strangers/
Languages: English
Spanish Version: Cómo enseñar a los niños a evitar el peligro de los desconocidos
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/es/tipsheets/strangers-sp/
Polish Version: W jaki sposób nauczyć dzieci unikania zagrożeń wynikających z kontaktów z nieznajomymi
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/pl/tipsheets/strangers-pol/
Source of Publisher: Illinois Early Learning Project
Length of article: Short
Setting for which the article is intended: Home
Family Child Care
Child Care Center
Preschool Program
Intended Audience: Parents/Family
Teachers/Caregivers
Service Providers
Keywords: Child Abuse Prevention
Health
Physical Development
Safety
Age Levels:
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
Learning Areas: PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT AND HEALTH
PARENTING AND FAMILY LIFE
Goals: 22. Understand principles of health promotion and the prevention and treatment of illness and injury.
24. Promote and enhance health and well-being through the use of effective communication and decision-making skills.
Learning Standards: 22.A. Explain the basic principles of health promotion, illness prevention, treatment, and safety.
24.C. Demonstrate skills essential to enhancing health and avoiding dangerous situations.
Benchmarks: 22.A.ECc. Identify and follow basic safety rules.
24.C.ECa. Participate in activities to learn to avoid dangerous situations.