Unit 5 Prevention Education: Kindergarten through 3rd Grade Key Concepts

Day 1

Introduction and Safety with Strangers 

  • Introduction 
    • Stepping Stones helps people who have been hurt 
    • The presenter will be teaching safety rules to keep you safe 
    • Define the word safety
    • Give examples of safety rules
  • Strangers 
    • Define “strangers” as people we do not know 
    • If a stranger asks us to go somewhere or take something, say no and tell a grown up 
  • Safe Adults 
    • Identify safe adults 
    • Parents, teachers, coaches, family members 
  • Unsafe Adults  
    • Identify unsafe adults 
    • Adults that may try to trick you or ask you to keep unsafe secrets 


Students in K-1 will participate in a role play.

The presenter will pretend to be a stranger.

The students will role play how to respond to a stranger.

Students will also practice reporting to a safe adult.

Students in 2nd-3rd will apply the information learned, by discussing the second step scenarios



Day 2

Safe and Unsafe Touches

  • Review previous lesson
  • Safe touches 
    • Touches that make us feel good, happy, and safe 
    • Hugs, high fives, handshakes 
  • Unsafe touches 
    • Touches that hurt our bodies or feelings 
    • Punch, kick, push, trip 
    • Use the safety steps when responding to unsafe touches 
  • Safety steps 
    • Stand up tall, use a strong voice, have a serious face on
    • Say words that mean no! 
    • Get away as fast as you can  
    • Tell a grown-up what has happened. Continue to tell an adult until they help 


Students in K-1 will complete a handout. On the handout, shown to the right, students will draw a picture of a safe touch.

Students in 2nd-3rd will apply the information learned, by discussing the second step scenarios



Day 3

Touching Rule 

  • Review previous lessons 
  • “No one should touch my private body parts, except to keep me clean and healthy.” 
  • Identify private body parts as the parts of our body covered by a swimming suit 
  • Identify activities we do to stay clean and healthy 
    • Bathe, brush teeth, exercise, eat fruits and vegetables, drink water 
  • Identify the people who help us stay clean and healthy 
    • Parents, doctors 
  • Identify when someone might need to touch our private body parts to keep us clean and healthy 
    • Parents keeping us clean, doctors during an exam 
  • If someone breaks the touching rule, follow the safety steps 
    • Review of the safety steps 
    • Reiterate the importance of continuing to tell until someone helps 
    • Explain that when someone breaks the touching rule, it is never the child’s fault 
    • Students will learn to never keep secrets about touching 


Students will practice stating the touching rule.  

Students will also practice using the safety steps.  

The presenter will read Sam’s Story by Molly Anderson and discuss how Sam used the safety steps.