Lil’ Larrikins: School education program (K-6)

The Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council (AFAC) in collaboration with all Australian States and Territories State Emergency Services, have also developed a national Natural Hazards Safety Program, utilising characters from the Lil’ Larrikins cartoons to deliver safety messages to children aged 5 to 12. Further teaching resources are being developed in line with national curriculum standards for the program.

Overview:
• Teaching Activities Overview

• Media Release

• 5Es Methodology

• Natural Hazards Intro

• Word Wall Bank

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Lessons:
1. Playing in Floodwater: Introductory video Floods CrosswordFloods Information

a. Keep Out! (years P/K- 3): Lesson Plan

b. Safe and Unsafe (years 3-5) : Lesson Plan

c. Selling Safety (years 5-7) : Lesson Plan 


2. Emergency Plan: Introductory video

a. Ring Ring (years P/K-3) : Lesson Plan

b. What Makes an Emergency? (years 3-5) : Lesson Plan

c. Make a Plan (years 5-7) : Lesson Plan


3. Emergency Kit: Introductory video; Emergency Kit (Script)

a. What’s in the Box? (years P/K-3) : Lesson Plan

b. Pick-a-box (years 3-5) : Lesson Plan

c. Our of the Box (years 5-7) : Lesson Plan
 
4. Acting Early: Introductory video  

a. Storm Warning (years P/K-3) : Lesson Plan

b. Be a Weather Reporter (years 3-5) :Lesson Plan

c. Weather Reports (years 5-7) : Lesson Plan


5. Cleaning Up: Introductory video

a. Cartoon Clean Up (years P/K-3) : Lesson Plan

b. Cleaning Up - Who’s Responsible? (years 3-5) :Lesson Plan

c. My Yard - Before and After (years 5-7) : Lesson Plan


6. Driving in Floodwater : Introductory video

a. No Driving! (years P/K-3) : Lesson Plan

b. Driver Danger! (years 3-5) : Lesson Plan

c. Think Before You Drive (years 5-7) : Lesson Plan


7. Tsunami Warning :Introductory videoInfo Tsunami

a. Who Wants to be a Tsunami Expert? (years P/K-3) : Lesson Plan

b. Postcard (years 3-5) : Lesson Plan

c. Tsunami Challenge (years 5-7) :Lesson Plan


8. Staying Inside : Introductory video

a. It’s Raining, It’s Pouring (years P/K-3) : Lesson Plan

b. That’s True! (yrs 3-5) :Lesson Plan

c. Get Your Facts Straight! (years 5-7) : Lesson Plan


9. Flash Floods: Introductory video

a. In a Flash (years P/K-3) : Lesson Plan

b. Happy Campers (years 3-5) : Lesson Plan

c. Lucky Escape (years 5-7) :Lesson Plan


10. During a Storm: Introductory video; Info Lightning

a. Make a Spark (years P/K-3) : Lesson Plan

b. Make Lightning (years 3-5) : Lesson Plan

c. Stay Safe (years 5-7) : Lesson Plan