Safe Routes to School “at Home” Activities

Below is a list of resources and activities to keep our kids active and healthy.

Safe Biking Resources

Guide for bicycle helmet fittingNHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration)

Safe Biking Packet: Proper Helmet Fit, Rules of the Road and Wheeled Sports Safety – SafeKids Worldwide
Bicycle Safety Activity Kit (Ages 4-7) – NHTSA
Bicycle Safety Activity Kit (Ages 8-11) – NHTSA
Bike Safety Tips (English)NHTSA
Bike Safety Tips (English) – Solano Safe Routes to School Program
Bike Safety Tips (Spanish) – Solano Safe Routes to School Program

Top 10 Bike Rides in Solano CountyRemember to maintain physical distancing (6 feet) when travelling in the community and on trails. Check before you go – due to Covid 19 precautions, some Solano County Parks may be closed.

Bicycling Videos:

Sesame Street Helps Students Learn to Ride

ABC, Quick Check (before you ride)*
Biking Hand Signals*
Power Pedal Position*
Learn How to Fix a Flat Tire*
*Videos developed by Oregon Safe Routes to School

Ride Smart VideosLeague of American Cyclists

Bicycle Safer Journey (English)Federal Highway Administration
Three animated videos for ages 5-9, 10-14, 15-18 accompanied by a quiz for students to take after watching the video. 

Viaje más seguro en bicicleta para niños de 5 a 9 años
Viaje más seguro en bicicleta para niños de 10 a 14 años
Viaje más seguro en bicicleta para niños de 15 a 18 años
Primero, los estudiantes pueden ver el video para ver cómo tres niños se preparan para andar en bicicleta, cómo elegir cuándo y dónde andar y la importancia de ir acompañado de un adulto o un hermano o hermana mayor.

 

Safe Walking Resources

Top 10 Walks and Hikes in Solano County Remember to maintain physical distancing (6 feet) when walking in the community and on Solano County trails. Check before you go – due to Covid 19 precautions some Solano County Parks may be closed.

10 Great Bike Bike Rides and Walks in Benicia – Remember to observe physical distancing (6 feet) while out in the community.

Geochaching -Try this real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices.

Overview of Pedestrian Safety Tips by Age National Safe Routes to School

Prevent Pedestrian Crashes (Pre-teens and Teens) – NHTSA

Safe Walking Videos:

Walk this WayPennsylvania DOT/SR2S

Pedestrian Safer Journey (English) – Federal Highway Administration
Three animated videos for ages 5-9, 10-14, 15-18 accompanied by a quiz for students to take after watching the video.

Viaje seguro para peatones de 5 a 9 años
Viaje seguro para peatones de 10 a 14 años
Viaje seguro para peatones de 15 a 18 años
Primero, los estudiantes pueden ver el video para observar como tres niños aprenden a elegir los lugares más seguros para caminar y cruzar las calles y la importancia de observar los autos y el resto del tráfico.

Lesson Plans and Activities: Incorporating Safe Routes to School Pedestrian and Bike Safety at Home and in the Classroom

Fitness Breaks with Pro AthletesAlliance for a Healthier Generation

CA Pedestrian and Bike Safety Curriculum (Grades 4-5)
CA SR2S Technical Resource Center
Includes lessons on the importance of physical activity(PE Focused), Health Benefits (Science Focused), Environmental Impact of Walking and Bicycling, Rules of the Road, Pedestrian Safety.

Bike Safety Activity Book (Ages 4-7) – NHTSA
Bike Safety Activity Book (Ages 8-11) – NHTSA

Pedestrian Safety Grades 4-5 (NHTSA)

Pedestrian Safer Journey Three animated videos for ages 5-9, 10-14, and 15-18 accompanied by a quiz by age for students to take after watching the video (English and Spanish)

Bicycle Safer Journey Three animated videos for ages 5-9, 10-14, and 15-18 accompanied by a quiz by age for students to take after watching the video (English and Spanish)

 

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