Did you know
that the temperature inside a parked car on a Summer's day can
reach up to 30 degrees
than the outside temperature! A child left in a parked car for
more than only 5 minutes can cause life-threatening
circumstances as their body temperature rises 3 - 5 times faster
than an adult!
Parents, we can't stress enough to please always
#LookBeforeYouLock as it may save a life!
Kidi Kingdom Families,
you will notice some new signage on our Kidi Kingdom Courtesy
Bus ! This is part of the #LookBeforeYouLock campaign introduced
by the Queensland Government Early Childhood Education and Care.
Here at Kidi Kingdom Child Care the Children are our absolute
number 1 priority as we are serious about children’s safety and
We have updated our Centre Policies and Procedures relating to
our Courtesy Bus Transport Service to reflect new changes that
have now been implemented to ensure the safety of the Children
when utilising the Courtesy Bus for to and from Home or the
Centre Drop off and Pick up service.
We would love for our families and the community to please take
a few minutes to read the important information below:
Tips for Families:
Create a 'Look
Before You Lock'
Building simple steps into your daily routine can help lower the
risk of unintentionally leaving a child in a vehicle:
Place an item you will need at your destination in the back
seat of the car, such as your bag or wallet.
Attach a mirror for rear facing car seats so you can easily
see your child.
Create a mental checklist to run through every time you
leave the car, such as 'baby, keys, bag'.
Get in the habit of checking your backseat every time you
get out of the car. Check even if you know your child is not
with you. This will help make looking before you lock part
of your normal routine.
Look before you lock.
Every time. Without fail.
Discuss your 'Look
Before You Lock'
routine with every person who drives your child anywhere.
This includes partners, grandparents, babysitters, and
Be extra alert if your routine changes. The risk of
unintentionally leaving a child increases with a change in
Importantly, if you accidentally lock your child in a car or you
come across a child left unattended in a vehicle, remember to do
Think clearly and act quickly
Call your roadside assistance provider if you have one
Call 000 immediately if you have any concerns about the