Home Alone!

What Kids Should Know:

  • Not to go into the home if a door is ajar or a window is broken but to go to a neighbor's house or public phone and call the police
  • Not to let strangers, adults or children into the home for any reason
  • Not to tell telephone callers that they're alone
  • That door and window locks must always be used; Be sure your children know how to work them
  • What steps you want them to follow when they get home, such as phoning you at work or a neighbor or grandparent who is at home
  • Your rules about acceptable activities when you are not at home; Be very clear