From Crib to Kindergarten: The Essential Child Safety Guide

Overview

From Crib to Kindergarten includes illustrations, checklists, summary charts, and tips for protecting the little ones in your care: at bedtime, in the bath, during meals, while playing, during travel, all around the house.
Read More Show Less
... See more details below
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (7) from $1.99   
  • New (2) from $36.03   
  • Used (5) from $1.99   
Sending request ...

Overview

From Crib to Kindergarten includes illustrations, checklists, summary charts, and tips for protecting the little ones in your care: at bedtime, in the bath, during meals, while playing, during travel, all around the house.
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Library Journal

Here, in an effort to help readers "recognize and reduce hazards so . . . children can be as safe from injury as possible," Drago offers hundreds of tips on how to provide a safe environment for daily activities, concentrating on small children in the home setting. The author has ten years of experience at the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and has worked as a private safety consultant for more than 20 years. Her charts and checklists offer quick reminders for the ages at which children are at greatest risk for certain injuries. She outlines key prevention measures for risks associated with young children's (from birth to age five) daily activities, including sleeping, eating, and bathing. This book is packed with indispensable advice and is an essential resource and reference guide for parents and caregivers. Recommended for all public libraries.
—Kari Ramstrom

Midwest Book Review

Literally, a lifesaver, From Crib to Kindergarten is a must-read not only for parents, teachers, and child care professionals, and should be an absolutely mandatory study text for first time baby-sitters.

Injury Prevention
The book is unusually accessible and can be used both as a text and a reference guide by parents with little formal education... The book is chock full of helpful diagrams that deliver clear safety messages.

— E. Cadieux

Injury Prevention - E. Cadieux

The book is unusually accessible and can be used both as a text and a reference guide by parents with little formal education... The book is chock full of helpful diagrams that deliver clear safety messages.

From the Publisher

Blurb

Johns Hopkins University Press

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801885693
  • Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
  • Publication date: 4/15/2007
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 7.25 (w) x 9.12 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Dorothy A. Drago, M.P.H., has thirty years of experience in the field of safety, having worked at the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission for nearly ten years and as a private safety consultant for the last twenty years, with a focus on infants and children. She actively and voluntarily participates in the development of safety standards that involve consumer products, especially those intended for children, and she has taught for SAFE KIDS events, adult education programs, and parents' groups.

Johns Hopkins University Press

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents


Preface     vii
Keeping Your Child Safe from Injury: An Introduction     1
Good Night, Sleep Tight: Sleep Safety     23
Splish Splash: Bathing and Dressing     43
Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater: Food Safety     58
It's Playtime! Toys, Games, and Playgrounds     76
Are We There Yet? Traveling Near and Far     107
Upstairs, Downstairs, and All Around the House     123
Safety, Room by Room     145
Injury Prevention Summary Charts     167
Resources     185
Bibliography     189
Index     193
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)