Bike Texas offers bike safety curriculums and educational packages. They can be purchased at a small cost and are brilliant resources to help teach children bike and road safety. I really like the package that helps you organize bicycle events and how to plan a safe bike route to your school.
If one man can change the lives of juvenile inmates through bike riding, imagine the positive impact it could have on your students? Valuable skills can be developed such as perseverance and appreciation of nature. This talk also offers some valuable advice on dealing with difficult children - maybe a bike ride is just what they need.
An innovative invention may be changing the way we look at bicycle safety. Look through the website with your students and be sure to watch the video - they will be amazed. Try using it as inspiration for their own safety equipment.
Kids Health present a thorough overview of bike safety. Whilst many students may be aware of basic bike safety it's always good to reinforce what they know. The text is broken up with video and a checklist to keep kids entertained.
This activity is an excellent way to involve students in the safety aspects of bike riding. I like that it offers strong cross-curricular links as well as promoting higher order thinking and investigative skills.
This is something that is left to parents and carers and very unlikely the role of the teacher. However, riding a bike is a useful skill and some parents may lack knowledge of how to best teach their children. Pass this article on to them as it offers some valuable advice and suggestions.