"It's time to get smart about safety," says Mr ADT.
Mr ADT offers kids 10 fast facts on how to get smart about safety
Here are 10 fast facts from Mr ADT just for you, kids:
Make sure you practise remembering your full name, address and phone number.
Remember 10111 - it's the number to call if you are in trouble.
Ask mom or dad to put their contact numbers next to the phone so you can call
them if you need help.
Practise speaking clearly on the phone so you can tell the police or ambulance what you need if there's an emergency.
Do you know how to lock the door? Ask mom or dad to show you how.
Never open the door for strangers. Always ask who is there before opening the
If you are home with your older brother or sister, or maybe your nanny, you must
never tell strangers who phone that mom and dad aren't home. Rather say that
mom and dad are too busy to come to the phone.
Practise a fire escape plan in your home.
Speak to mom or dad about what to do if someone at home has a small cut or burn.
Never eat or drink medicines that you find in your home without speaking to mom
or dad first.
"Come on, buddies, let's work together to stay safe in our homes," says Mr ADT.
Mr ADT presents a fun and educational security and safety show at pre-primary and
primary schools. For more information on Mr ADT and how you can book a show at your
school, email Tamryn Carr at email@example.com. Compiled on behalf of ADT Security by Cathy Findley Public Relations.