Educators

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Activity Placemats for Kids

What A set of eight (4 English/4 French) activity oriented placemats for kids.
Who Parents, educators, daycare workers, children
Why Kids can learn public-rail safety in a fun and engaging way (plus it keeps them busy at the restaurant)

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OL Activity Book for Kids

What Activity book for children on staying safe around trains and railway property
Who Children (Grade 3 to Grade 6)
Why Children have always had a fascination with trains. Their curiosity has often drawn them to dangerous areas near railway equipment and property. This activity book is part of Operation Lifesaver’s anti-trespassing program. With your help, it is designed to educate children about the associated dangers.

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OL Activity Book for Kids – Educator’s Guide

What Guide for educators on public-rail safety and the Operation Lifesaver program – a companion to the OL Activity Book for Kids above
Who Educators
Why To assist educators in making use of all the OL resources available (many from this site) in bringing the public-rail safety message to their classrooms.

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OL Activity Book with Rover the Rabbit

What Activity book for children on staying safe around trains and railway property
Who Children (Kindergarten to Grade 2)
Why Children have always had a fascination with trains. Their curiosity has often drawn them to dangerous areas near railway equipment and property. This activity book is part of Operation Lifesaver’s anti-trespassing program. With your help, it is designed to educate children about the associated dangers.

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Public-Rail Safety Posters

What Downloadable posters
Who Snowmobilers, ATV operators, skiers, safety professionals, parents, educators, club and association leaders
Why Crossing railway tracks or travelling down them is not only illegal it is remarkably dangerous. Believe it or not, a train can sneak up on you and it can take up to 18 football fields to stop.

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Student Safety Guide

What “Find the errors” type puzzle
Who Children of all ages
Why A fun visual aid and activity to reinforce good public-rail safety behaviors

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The Polar Express

What A lesson plan for educators based on the popular movie
Who Educators for use in their classrooms
Why The lesson plan suggested here focuses on problem solving while having fun. It is intended to encourage children to discuss how to be safe around real-life situations at railway crossings and to help them come up with risk-free solutions. The topic is made all the more interesting by tying it into the theme of the popular movie “The Polar Express”

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Tips for Cyclists

What A guide to cyclists of all ages on how to stay safe around trains and railway property.
Who Cyclists and parents/caregivers of cyclists.
Why Learning the “rules of the road” includes learning how to cross railway tracks safely on your bicycle. Cross only at an authorized crossing and take the time to look, listen, and live.

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