Home Alone Safety for Kids

Help your child prepare for independence with the Home Alone Safety Course Online created by safety education experts SOS4Kids. Your child will learn a variety of life skills through a self-guided, online program designed to help youths stay safe while on their own at home or in the community. There are 7 safety learning modules: Street Smarts, People Safety, Online Safety, At Home Safety, Fire Safety, Injury Prevention, First Aid. Suitable for youth aged 9 - 13.

Course Overview

Is your child ready to stay home alone? Help your child prepare for independence with the Online Home Alone Safety course! Practical and convenient, this self-guided and self-paced tutorial helps to build a childÕs confidence through engaging games, rich digital media, videos and colorful graphics that equip youth with skills for a lifetime of safety. It provides valuable life skills for your child and peace of mind for parents and caregivers.

Course Topics

Signs Your Child May Be Ready To Stay Home Alone:
  • Your child is at least 10 years of age.
  • Your child follows family rules and instructions.
  • Your child knows his/her full name, address, major intersections and phone number.
  • Your child knows and understands when to contact 911.
  • Your child is not afraid to stay home alone.
  • Your child knows what to do when the unexpected arises.
  • Your child knows basic first aid, where the first aid kit is and how to use its contents
  • Your child knows how to lock the door routinely and safeguard the key
  • Your child knows how to contact a trusted adult if needed.