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Toddler Safety

Toddlers are curious and like to explore - so they need your help to stay safe.  Here's what you need to know to minimize the risks of everything from burns and falls to animal bites.

Bathroom Safety for Toddlers

Bathrooms contain many hazards that can harm a toddler - from hot water to sweet smelling soaps they may want to taste. Learn about Bathroom Safety For Toddlers

Bed Safety for Toddlers

Moving a toddler from a crib into a bed can be a big change. Learn about bed safety and adapting to this change with your toddler.

Bicycles, Tricycles and Helmets for Toddlers

Bicycles and tricycles are a great way for a young child to see the world. As long as you take some basic precautions, it's a safe way to travel, too.

Childproofing Your Home for a Toddler

Childproofing your home will help to create a safer environment, but there is no way to completely childproof - nothing can replace adult supervision! Learn more:

•    Childproofing your Home
•    Keeping Surfaces Clean
•    Bed Safety Toddlers Age 3

Falls Prevention for Toddlers

Children can be injured by falls, however the risk of falls can be prevented. Here are some tips for keeping your toddler from falling

Fire and Burn Prevention for Toddlers

Fires and injuries caused by burns are often preventable. Here are some tips to help keep your toddler safe at home. Learn more about Fire and Burn Prevention for Toddlers

Keeping Surfaces Clean

To help keep toddlers healthy, a little cleaning can go a long way. Learn about keeping surfaces clean

Keeping Your Toddler Safe Around Pets

Animals can be wonderful friends, and your toddler can learn valuable social and emotional skills by playing with, and helping to take care of them. However, it's important to ensure your toddler is safe around pets. Learn more about Keeping your toddler safe around pets.

Kitchen Safety for Toddlers

The kitchen is a fun and interesting place for a curious toddler but - like other parts of your home, it also has hidden dangers. Make sure your kitchen is childproof. Learn more about Kitchen Safety for Toddlers.

Learning About Surviving Drowning in Children

If your child comes close to drowning, water can damage the lungs and keep them from taking in oxygen. Learn what to do to keep your child safe if your child survives drowning.

Playground Safety for Toddlers

Playground safety tips: Use the following guidelines to check the safety of any playgrounds or parks you visit. Learn more about Playground Safety for Toddlers.

Poison Prevention for Toddlers

Accidental poisoning is one of the leading causes of injury in children. And it can be linked to any number of common household products. Learn more about Poison Prevention for Toddlers.

Safety Outdoors in the Cold for Toddlers

Playing outside during colder weather can be lots of fun, as long as you ensure your child is protected. Find out more about Safety Outdoors in the Cold for Toddlers.

Safety for Your Toddler in the Community

Your toddler needs fresh air and space to run and play, have fun, get dirty and make noise. Many of these places can be found in your community, providing another chance for you to teach some basic safety

Safety for Toddlers in Heat and Sun

Young children need to be protected from too much sun. Toddlers can easily overheat and their tender skin is vulnerable. Learn more about Safety for Toddlers in the Heat and Sun.

Staying Calm Through Challenging Behaviours

Parenting can be very rewarding, but it can also be frustrating. Learn simple steps you can take to stay calm through your toddler’s challenging behaviours

Streetproofing Tips For Your Toddler

Toddlers are too young to be street smart on their own. Streetproofing can help prepare your toddler for greater independence by teaching good sense while near traffic, around strangers or lost. Learn more:

•    Streetproofiing Tips for Your Toddler
•    Your Toddler: Safe Ways to Explore

Toddler Safety Near Swimming Pools and Ponds

Swimming pools and garden ponds are like magnets to toddlers. So you need to practice good safety habits any time you're close to water. Learn more about Toddler Safety Near Swimming Pools.

Toy Safety for Toddlers

Toddlers love to play with toys, so it's important to ensure they're safe. Any toy that fits completely into your toddler’s mouth is too small and can cause choking. Learn more about Toy Safety for Toddlers.

Water Safety for Toddlers

Playing in and around water is fun and soothing for toddlers. But they need very close supervision to keep them safe. Learn about Water Safety for Toddlers.

Last Updated: June 2021