Spike Quills up, stay away!
Young children are at greatest risk for unintentional poisonings - and that's why we've created the Quills Up - Stay Away! A Poison Awareness Program featuring Spike, the porcupine puppet. The program, designed for preschool children, makes it easy and fun to teach this important topic.
Quills Up! Includes a video and classroom activities as well as educational materials for parents/caregivers - because getting parents and other adults involved is critical to poison prevention:
- Spike's Poison Prevention Adventure Video is an engaging 11 minute puppet show. View the video online, now and bookmark it so you have it to show the students in your care!
- Teachers Guide includes poison prevention information, classroom activities, and song lyrics.
- Spike paper puppet in color or black and white. Print, then cut and glue to a stick/tongue depressor for use by students and teacher.
- Family take home in color and black and white provides information about poison prevention and treating poisoning.
Order or download other poison prevention materials. (materials can be mailed to you if you are in the Washington, DC metro area or downloaded if you are out of that geographic area).
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