Child Safety Matters

Child Safety Matters

The Monique Burr Foundation’s Child Safety Matters program is a comprehensive, evidence-based curriculum for elementary school students in grades K-5. Lessons are based on active learning and include interactive PowerPoint slides, teacher scripts, and take-home worksheets for students and their parents/guardians.

Topics that will be discussed:

  • 5 Safety Rules
  • Bullying/Cyberbullying
  • Safe vs. Unsafe Strangers
  • Digital Safety/Citizenship
  • Abuse (sexual, physical, & emotional)

Lesson Duration:

The curriculum includes two lessons for each grade level. Below are estimated times for each individual lesson:

  • Kindergarten: 35 minutes
  • 1st Grade: 40 minutes
  • 2nd Grade: 45 minutes
  • 3rd Grade: 50 minutes
  • 4th-5th Grade: 55 minutes

*Upon request, lessons can be divided into 4 shorter lessons ranging from 20-30 minutes.

Materials & Resources

  • Easy to follow facilitator scripts for each lesson.
  • PowerPoint slides that are interactive and engaging for students.
  • Handouts for students and parents/guardians.
  • Online training options for facilitator certification.