Missing Children You Can Help!
If you ever recognize one of the missing children, you can complete a Sightings Form or call the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678).
Resources for Teachers and Parents
Teach Your Kids How to Talk to Strangers
Teach your students to talk to the right strangers if they ever find themselves lost, alone, or in danger.
Know the Rules Going To/From School More Safely
Tips to help parents prepare their children for a safer journey to and from school.
Summer Safety Tips for Children
A list of summer safety tips.
Child Safety Is More Than A Slogan
Positive safety messages and safety skills that will build your child's self esteem and self confidence while helping to keep them safer.
Know the Rules...for Child Safety in Youth Sports
Help keep local youth sports participants safe by passing on these important tips.
Statistics and Commonly Asked Questions
Important answers to frequently asked questions, and shocking statistics about missing children.
NetSmartz for Educators
An interactive educational resource for children ages 5-17 that uses age-appropriate 3-D activities to teach children how to stay safe on the Internet.
Activities for Students
This activity has students participate in role-playing sessions to teach them ways to stay safe when they encounter strangers.
The Lady in the Car
Students read a story about a stranger approaching a girl and decide what the girl should do next.
The Health Fair
Students color the balloons green that tell of people who they should take medicine from and color the balloons red that tell of people who they shouldn't take medicine from.
Peanut's Emergency Safety Rules
Review safety rules and have students write their emergency contact information in the fields provided on this printable. Remind students what to do and who to contact in case of an emergency.
How You Can Help
Neighborhood Poster Program
One in six children is located as a result of someone recognizing a missing child's photograph and notifying authorities. Join the search!
Complete this form to become a volunteer in your community.
Please copy and paste the URL of this page (http://teachervision.com/community-life/social-issues/14961.html) into an email and forward it on to all of your teaching colleagues, family, and friends. Imagine the difference a few seconds of your time could make to one of these missing children!
Asian-Pacific-American Heritage Month
May is Asian-Pacific-American Heritage Month! Don't overlook this opportunity to study and enjoy activities about the history and culture of Asian-Pacific American communities.
The recent rash of tornadoes in Oklahoma, which killed at least two dozen people, may have your students wondering why such natural disasters occur, how they may be affected by them, and what they can do to help. Use these resources to teach the geography of Oklahoma and the Southwestern United States, to explain tornadoes, and to discuss the resulting crises with your class.
Top 10 Galleries
Explore our most popular Top 10 galleries, from Top 10 Behavior Management Tips for the Classroom and Top 10 Classroom Organization Tips from Veteran Teachers to Top 10 Free (& Cheap) Rewards for Students and Top 10 Things Every Teacher Needs in the Classroom. We'll help you get organized and prepared for every classroom situation, holiday, and more! Check out all of our galleries today.
May Calendar of Events
May is full of holidays and events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: Backyard Games Week (5/23-29) and Memorial Day (5/27). Plus, celebrate Asian-Pacific-American Heritage Month, Clean Air Month, and Physical Fitness & Sports Month all May long!
Common Core Lessons & Resources
Is your school district adopting the Common Core? Work these new standards into your curriculum with our reading, writing, speaking, social studies, and math lessons and activities. Each piece of content incorporates the Common Core State Standards into the activity or lesson.