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Children's Programs

Program Objective:

The Education Department at NJPIES offers several FREE age- specific programs for children. These programs are designed to instruct students on methods of poison safety and increase awareness regarding poisons. Each program is about 30-45 minutes in length and is facilitated by an NJPIES' Educator. Programs include interactive components such as games and videos and encourage discussions in a Q & A atmosphere. Free educational materials will be provided to all participants

Children's programs and educational materials are offered in Spanish.

Daycare/ Preschool Programs:

SpikeSpike’s Poison Prevention Adventure: Daycare and preschool staff are encouraged to facilitate this exciting and enjoyable poison prevention presentation in their classrooms! Spike’s Poison Prevention Adventure Video can be downloaded along with a lesson plan and other program materials. Download Spike’s Poison Prevention Adventure Video: 1st & 2nd Grades—Poison Patrol: This program covers what is a poison, how to identify poisons, typical types of poisons, the “Ask First Rule” and general safety tips. It also features a video and activity.  Free educational materials will be provided to all participants (Spanish materials are available).

3rd - 5th Grades: This program covers what is a poison, how to identify poisons, common household poisons, outdoor safety and general safety tips.  It also features an interactive activity.  Free educational materials will be provided to all participants (Spanish materials are available).
 
6th - 8th Grades: This program covers what is a poison, how to identify poisons, common household poisons, outdoor safety, safe babysitting tips, carbon monoxide poisoning and general safety tips.  It also features an interactive activity.  Free educational materials will be provided to all participants (Spanish materials are available).

 
Download your Poison Patrol Certificate
 

 


 

Immediate Answers
Been Exposed? Speak to a live health expert:

1. Call 1-800-222-1222

2. Explain your situation or symptoms

3. Have the name of the product and container ready or the name of the suspected source of exposure

4. Don't rely on the Internet