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Road Safety online activities

Road safety online activities

We hope you all enjoyed your school holiday break. Whether you are studying at school or online during term 2 we have developed some special road safety activities for children and parents to do at home.

To find out more watch the video below.

If you would like to join in and learn more about road safety then keep an eye on SAPOL Road Safety on Instagram and/or SAPOL on Facebook and this webpage for all the details.  The activities will be released over a ten-week period and cover topics such as:

  • Crossing the road safely.
  • Passenger safety.
  • Walking safely and safe places to play.
  • Bike safety.
  • Triple 000 emergency calls.

SA Police’s Road Safety Centre (including the mock roadway) remains closed at this time but we will let you know when we reopen.

And don’t forget road safety rules!

Get started with the online activities

How to cross the road safely

Jeff the Road Safety Dog and Police Officer Helen talk to you about crossing the road safely. We would love your child to draw us a picture, design a poster, write a story or create a short video showing us how to cross the road safely.  Your child will receive something special for submitting their masterpiece.  Artwork and videos can either be emailed to SAPOL.RoadSafetySection@police.sa.gov.au or posted to Road Safety Centre, 1 Gaol Road Adelaide SA 5000.

Parent/guardians

Keeping your child safe whilst they are crossing roads is essential.  We encourage all parents to read these road safety tips and discuss with your child how to cross the road safely.

Kids’ activity

If you are looking for a fun activity to do with your children print off these activity sheets and discuss with them the importance of crossing the road safely.

Colour in Jeff the Road Safety Dog as he shows you how to cross the road safely.

 

Jeff shows us about passenger safety

Watch Jeff the road safety dog and Police Officer Susan as they talk to you about the importance of wearing a seatbelt and passenger safety. We would love your child to draw us a picture, develop a poster, write a story or create a short video showing us how they wear their seatbelt correctly and are a good passenger. Your child will receive something special for submitting your masterpiece.  Artwork and videos can either be posted or emailed to SAPOL.RoadSafetySection@police.sa.gov.au or posted to Road Safety Centre, 1 Gaol Road Adelaide SA 5000.

Parent information

Knowing which child restraint your child should be in is vital in keeping your child safe.  We encourage all parents to read these points and discuss with your child about passenger safety.

Using the safety door

Watch Jeff the road safety dog and Police Officer Michael as they talk to you about the importance of using the safety door.

We would love your child to draw us a picture, develop a poster, write a story or create a short video showing us how you use the safety door.  Your child will receive something special for submitting their masterpiece.  Artwork and videos can either be posted or emailed to SAPOL.RoadSafetySection@police.sa.gov.au or posted to Road Safety Centre, 1 Gaol Road Adelaide SA 5000.

Activity sheets

Passenger safety and using the safety door
 
This week Jeff the road safety dog is teaching children about wearing their seatbelts, passenger safety and how to use the safety door.  If you are looking for a fun activity to do with your children print off the activity sheets and discuss with them the importance of wearing a seatbelt and passenger safety.

Creative artwork from Aston

kids drawing of a car passenger wearing a seatbelt

We would love to share with you a piece of artwork submitted by a student to show their understanding of road safety.

This drawing was sent to us by 9-year-old Aston and we absolutely love the message of "always wear a seatbelt and don't distract your mum and dad."

Great job! A road safety pack will be sent to Aston as a thank you.

We would love your child to draw us a picture, develop a poster, write a story, create a short video or ANYTHING else creative about road safety. Artwork and videos can either be emailed to SAPOL.RoadSafetySection@police.sa.gov.au OR posted to Road Safety Centre, 1 Gaol Road Adelaide SA 5000.

 

Jeff shows us how to walk safely 

Watch this clip of Jeff the road safety dog and Police Officer Merrilyn as they teach you about walking safely.  We would love your child to draw us a picture, develop a poster, write a story or create a short video showing us how they walk safely. Your child will receive something special for submitting your masterpiece.  Artwork and videos can either be posted or emailed to SAPOL.RoadSafetySection@police.sa.gov.au or posted to Road Safety Centre, 1 Gaol Road Adelaide SA 5000.

Parent information – safe places to play

Keeping your child safe whilst they are playing near a road is extremely important.  We encourage all parents to read these points and discuss with your child where the safe places to play are.

Activity sheets – safe places to play

Jeff the road safety dog is here to help share the road safety message with your children.  If you are looking for a fun activity to do with your children please download the activity sheet for them to complete on safe places to play.

Watch Charlie's video - crossing the road safely alone

We’ve been asking parents and guardians to submit videos that kids have created to show us their understanding of road safety.

This video was created by 8-year-old Charlie:

“Granny saw you wanted to see kids learning about road safety so she said I could send this video in. I am learning to cross the road safely alone and ride my bike safe too. I hope you like my video.”

Great job Charlie!

Kids can draw us a picture, develop a poster, create a short video or ANYTHING else creative about road safety. They'll receive something special for their masterpiece.

Submissions can be emailed to SAPOL.RoadSafetySection@police.sa.gov.au OR posted to Road Safety Centre, 1 Gaol Road Adelaide SA 5000.

 

Social media clip – Jeff shows us about bike safety

Watch Jeff the road safety dog and Police Officer Pete as they talk to you about bike safety. We would love your child to draw us a picture, develop a poster, write a story or create a short video showing us how they ride their bike safely and what equipment they wear.  You will receive something special for submitting their masterpiece.  Artwork and videos can either be posted or emailed to SAPOL.RoadSafetySection@police.sa.gov.au or posted to Road Safety Centre, 1 Gaol Road Adelaide SA 5000.

Parent information – Bike safety

Knowing the laws around your child riding a bike safely can keep them safe on our roads.  We encourage all parents to read these points and discuss with your child about bike safety.

Activity sheets – Bike safety

Jeff the road safety dog is here to help share the road safety message with your children.  If you are looking for a fun activity to do with your children please down load the activity sheet for them to complete on riding their bikes safely.

Creative artwork from Damon and Harper

We've been using our social media channels to help teach children about road safety. As part of this, we've been asking parents and guardians to submit road safety related artwork by kids.

This drawing was sent to us by 8-year-old Damon. It's about drivers and passengers always wearing their seat belt and pedestrians looking both ways before crossing the road.














Great job! A road safety pack will be sent to Damon as a thank you.

This drawing was sent to us by 3-year-old Harper who told us the artwork is about wearing your seatbelt.



Great job Harper! A road safety pack will also be sent to Harper to say thank you.

We would love your child to draw us a picture, develop a poster, write a story, create a short video or ANYTHING else creative about road safety.

Artwork and videos can either be emailed to SAPOL.RoadSafetySection@police.sa.gov.au OR posted to Road Safety Centre, 1 Gaol Road Adelaide SA 5000.

Social media clip – Jeff shows us about 000 emergency calls

Watch Jeff the road safety dog and Police Officer Susan as they talk to you about calling triple zero. We would love your child to draw us a picture, develop a poster, write a story or create a short video showing us how they would call triple zero in an emergency.  Your child will receive something special for submitting their masterpiece.  Artwork and videos can either be posted or emailed to SAPOL.RoadSafetySection@police.sa.gov.au or posted to Road Safety Centre, 1 Gaol Road Adelaide SA 5000.

 

Parent information – 000 calls

If an emergency occurs it’s important that your child knows what number to call.  We encourage all parents to read these points and discuss with your child about how and when to call triple 000.

Activity sheets – 000 calls

Jeff the road safety dog is here to help share the road safety message with your children.  If you are looking for a fun activity to do with your children please download the activity sheet for them to complete on calling triple zero in an emergency.

Triple zero kids challenge

It is essential that children know who to call in an emergency and what to do.  Visit www.triplezero.gov.au and kids can take the Triple Zero kids online challenge.

Submitted student work

We've been using our social media channels to help teach children about road safety. As part of this, we've been asking parents and guardians to submit road safety related artwork by their kids.

We would love to share with you some of the artwork and videos submitted by kids to show their understanding of road safety and Triple Zero (000) emergency calls.

Great job! A road safety pack will be sent to all of the children as a thank you.