How you can Educate Kids About Beach Safety

 

Water Safety for your Child

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As early as possible, Leatherman says, elementary age kids “should learn what to do in the water, how to swim and how to float.” And as kids. Beach Safety for Kids Sun. Since one blistering sunburn early in life drastically increases the chances that a child will develop melanoma Swimming. Swimming in the ocean is different than swimming in a pool, since ocean waves and currents can overwhelm even Food and Water. Beach picnics.

When at the beach, teach your kids that if they feel a rip current or think they might be in one, never swim against it. Try to remain calm and swim perpendicular to the current, or parallel to the shore. If you have young kids, make sure they don’t go too far into the water and always keep an eye on them in the ocean.

Bring lots of water, keeping yourself and the children hydrated is so important. 10. Keep babies and animals out of the sun.

If you take a baby to the beach make sure you have proper gear (SPF canopy, tent, umbrella) to protect them, as well as protective clothing. Prepare for an emergency just as in any emergency situation. Be sure to have medical cards and vital statistics on your children such as height, weight, eye color and any medical condition along with you at the beach.

Be observant and teach the kids to be observant. Be wary of beaches with no lifeguards. Red Cross swim lessons help children & adults gain water safety and swimming skills. Ages 6 months – adult.

Find Swim Classes Near You How to Swim Safely in the Ocean or at the Beach. Staying “Safe at Home” includes water safety, too. Families have always played a vital role in teaching kids how important it is to learn to swim and behave safely in and around the water. That’s even more true today when most schools, swim clubs and recreation centers are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tell children that they do NOT have to worry about strangers if they follow the safety rules. If children are by themselves, the safety rule is to come and check with an adult first before getting close to or talking to anyone they don’t know well. Help kids come up with specific examples of people they know well and people they don’t. The simplest of all beach learning activities is writing in wet sand!

Draw, make letters, or simple marks! Make or learn about tally marks while counting crabs! Grab a. Beach Safety 101.

Experts offer advice for a safe day at the beach. By Denise Mann. How to Teach Your Kids Manners. Article Is Your Child Too Young for a Cell Phone?

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It is not clear whether lessons provide some level of protection to young children by teaching them swim skills, safer behaviors around water, or simply water awareness.

“Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics E-Book” by Robert M. Kliegman, Bonita F. Stanton, Joseph St. Geme, Nina F Schor, Richard E. Behrman
from Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics E-Book
by Robert M. Kliegman, Bonita F. Stanton, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2011

Teach basic rules of water safety; stress the need to make sure water is of sufficient depth for diving.

“Foundations and Adult Health Nursing E-Book” by Kim Cooper, Kelly Gosnell
from Foundations and Adult Health Nursing E-Book
by Kim Cooper, Kelly Gosnell
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2018

Encourage parents to take small children to the restroom frequently when swimming, to avoid letting children in diapers in swimming areas, and to change diapers away from the water source.

“Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children Multimedia Enhanced Version” by Marilyn J. Hockenberry, David Wilson, Donna L. Wong, Annette Baker, R.N., Patrick Barrera, Debbie Fraser Askin
from Wong’s Nursing Care of Infants and Children Multimedia Enhanced Version
by Marilyn J. Hockenberry, David Wilson, et. al.
Mosby/Elsevier, 2013

If an activity has an inherent risk (i.e., the risk of drowning during swimming), inform students of this possibility ahead of time and teach them ways to ensure their personal safety.

“Teaching Middle School Physical Education: A Standards-based Approach for Grades 5-8” by Bonnie S. Mohnsen
from Teaching Middle School Physical Education: A Standards-based Approach for Grades 5-8
by Bonnie S. Mohnsen
Human Kinetics, 2008

The program was intended for children five to ten years of age (primarily those taking swimming lessons), their parents, and lifeguards and aquatic instructors.

“Health Behavior: Theory, Research, and Practice” by Karen Glanz, Barbara K. Rimer, K. Viswanath
from Health Behavior: Theory, Research, and Practice
by Karen Glanz, Barbara K. Rimer, K. Viswanath
Wiley, 2015

Teach your children that the best way to avoid injury from rays is to shuffle their feet when walking in the shallows over a sandy bottom.

“Voyaging With Kids: A Guide to Family Life Afloat” by Behan Gifford, Sara Dawn Johnson, Michael Robertson
from Voyaging With Kids: A Guide to Family Life Afloat
by Behan Gifford, Sara Dawn Johnson, Michael Robertson
Pardey Books, 2015

Trained lifeguards combined with a good system of public education, both at the beach and away from it, can improve safety considerably (Short and Hogan, 1994).

“Introduction to Coastal Processes and Geomorphology” by Robin Davidson-Arnott, Bernard Bauer, Chris Houser
from Introduction to Coastal Processes and Geomorphology
by Robin Davidson-Arnott, Bernard Bauer, Chris Houser
Cambridge University Press, 2019

Even with lessons, children up to age five just don’t have enough strength and coordination to float or swim out of danger.

“Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care: 8th Edition” by Benjamin Spock, Robert Needlman
from Dr. Spock’s Baby and Child Care: 8th Edition
by Benjamin Spock, Robert Needlman
Gallery Books, 2004

Preschoolers are still too young to be left unattended around any body of water, even if they know how to swim.

“Maternity and Pediatric Nursing” by Susan Scott Ricci, Terri Kyle
from Maternity and Pediatric Nursing
by Susan Scott Ricci, Terri Kyle
Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009

I didn’t think I needed to hire a teacher or take them to swimming lessons.

“How to Raise Successful People: Simple Lessons for Radical Results” by Esther Wojcicki
from How to Raise Successful People: Simple Lessons for Radical Results
by Esther Wojcicki
HOUGHTON MIFFLIN, 2019

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