Safety Smart ® In the Water Recommended for grades K,1,2,3

Students will join Timon and Pumbaa as they learn about being Safety Smart® in and around water. Students will learn the importance of wearing sunscreen, swimming with a buddy, reading posted signs, checking water depth, and entering feet first. Information about treading water and water rescue are covered, as well as the dangers of swimming during a storm.

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  • Safety rules for being in and around water
  • Life jackets
  • Swimming buddies


  • Students will be able to explain the importance of sunscreen
  • Students will be able to list reasons why there is a rule for swimming with a buddy
  • Students will be able to list ways to stay afloat in the water


National Science Education Standards:

  • Content Standard F: Science in Personal and Social Perspectives


Safety Smart: In the Water digital instruction course30m
Water Safety Tips 15m
New Sunscreen on the Block 15m
Safety Smart® Checklist 15m
Water Safety Sentences 15m
Water Safety Words 15m
Maze Craze 5m
Timon and Pumbaa’s Water Safety Board Game 30m
Is it Safety Smart®? 15m

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