Articles about children activities and safety

For parents, State Farm® has tips to help with protecting the little ones you love the most.

Articles for infants and toddlers

Preparing for a baby

Put these to-dos on your list to get ready for a baby.

Tips for traveling with a toddler

Traveling with little ones can be stressful. Help make toddler travel easier, safer and more relaxing with these ideas.

Choosing a safe baby crib

Create a safe sleep environment for your infant with these tips.

Buying the best child car seat

One of your most important parental purchases: the life-saving car seat

Car seats and child passenger safety

Learn current car seat safety guidelines and backseat safety to help keep your child safe.

Articles about children safety

Teaching your kids emergency preparedness

Weather emergencies may scare your kids, but helping them understand what to expect can help reduce the stress.

Teaching your kids emergency preparedness

Weather emergencies may scare your kids, but helping them understand what to expect can help reduce the stress.

Young kids and window safety

These safety precautions can help prevent a tragic fall.

Outdoor and picnic food safety

Food safety and illness prevention are important when cooking and dining outdoors. We have food prep, storage and cooking tips.

DIY pest management & wildlife control tips

Tired of dealing with underground animals and nuisance wildlife? Try these wildlife control ideas.

Protect your kids from heatstroke in hot cars

It's important to protect kids from extreme heat, so read these car safety pointers.

Teaching your kids emergency preparedness

Weather emergencies may scare your kids, but helping them understand what to expect can help reduce the stress.

How to prevent pediatric burns

Children can get burned in numerous ways. Here are steps you can take to prevent pediatric burns.

Articles for outdoor activities

Tips for outdoor playground equipment and trampolines

Outdoor play can cause injuries. Learn trampoline safety and more ways to play safer.

Camping safety made simple

Choose your campground and pack for a comfortable experience with these camping safety tips.

Canoe and kayak safety

Things to consider for a safer canoe or kayak trip.

Stay warm and safe during winter activities

Use these tips to help reduce the risks related to cold and keep you safe during your winter activities.

Bike safety for kids

Once kids learn to ride a bike, they can benefit from learning bike safety such as wearing helmets, which routes to take and how to “ride right” with the flow of traffic.

Articles for back to school

School bus safety tips

Whether it's back to school time or later during the school year, here are some tips about school bus safety rules for children, parents and school bus drivers.

Your guide to playground safety

Help keep the play fun, not dangerous.

Back to school safety tips for kids

Whether they're walking or biking to school, riding the bus or driving on their own, here are safety tips to teach your children as they head back to school.

Volunteering at a school

Volunteers in schools are an integral part of helping students and teachers and building stronger communities. There are countless ways for you to give back, starting today.

Change a life: Mentor a child

Become a reading mentor and you can help boost literacy, one child at a time.

Articles about family activities

Give back on Good Neighbor Day!

National observance seeks to inspire action across the U.S.

Halloween safety tips

Safety suggestions for trick or treaters, drivers and homeowners providing treats.

Ideas to celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day

Love-your-planet activities for everyone in your family.

How to start volunteering and love it

Find the right fit to help your community and feed your passion.

The impact of your volunteer hours

There are countless ways to volunteer in community efforts that don't take lots of time.

Articles about children and money

Teaching kids to save money

Help children set goals for their money to set up a lifetime of good financial habits.

Teaching kids how to save for college

Teach your kids good financial habits.

Child identity theft: A hidden but real danger

Thieves use children's information for credit fraud, so don't let it go undiscovered.

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