Grandchild Safety Checklist
Toddlers have lots of energy and a newfound sense of curiosity. They love to explore, climb on furniture and play with small objects.
Keep all medicines in containers with safety caps; be sure medicines, cleaning products and other household chemicals are out of reach and locked away from your grandchildren.
Use safety gates around stairs, safety plugs in electrical outlets and childproof latches for drawers and cabinets.
Buy toys labeled for children ages 3 and under; these are often safety recommendations, not measures of a child's skill or ability.
Never leave your grandchildren alone in or near a swimming pool.
Preschoolers are the most active of the bunch! They love to run, jump and climb whenever and wherever they can.
Keep your grandchildren and the furniture they can climb on away from windows.
At playgrounds, look for protective surfacing under equipment.
Be sure your grandchildren wear helmets when riding tricycles or bicycles.
At all ages, make sure your smoke detectors work; keep matches and lighters away from your grandchildren at all times.
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