Firearms in a home with children can create a dilemma. On the one hand, we want our firearms stored away from curious young fingers, yet on the other, a readily available gun can be life saving.
Like learning about fire, gun safety should be part of a child’s safety training, especially if you have guns in your house. Since youngsters love to have stay-overs at friends’ houses, it’s equally important that safety training extends beyond your doors.
The main message is safety. A gun accident prevention program that seeks to help parents, law enforcement, community groups and educators navigate a topic paramount to our children’s safety is often ignored by schools for reasons unknown. But the Eddie Eagle GunSafe program is on a mission to help parents and educators teach Pre-K through 4th graders what to do if they ever come across a gun. The program is documented in cartoon fashion and kids soon learn that Eddie and his Wing Team are all about safety and protecting them from a gun mishap.
Kids learn and remember these four things… [continued]
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