PLAY IT SAFE BY TEACHING YOUR CHILDREN HEALTHY EATING HABITS Feeding our families healthfully is no small feat. There are more choices to make at the grocery store than ever before, and our on-the-go lifestyle means we often just reach for what’s there, and not what’s really best for us. But a poor diet impairs
All children, especially when they are very young, put things in their mouths as part of learning and exploring their world. However, if they put something poisonous in their mouths, it can be very dangerous. Each year, poison control centers gets over one million calls about unintended poisonings of children under 5 years of
We love sunny days and wish they would never end. However, a long day of unprotected sun exposure can lead to severe sunburn. Sun exposure puts people at risk for skin cancer and premature aging. Most of sun exposure comes during childhood (80% of a person’s lifetime sun exposure occurs before they are 21). However,
Childhood injuries and deaths in the home number around two and a half million a year. Electricity, stoves, stairs, knives, sharp corners are hazardous and dangerous. Some families store guns. Firearms are the leading cause of death in children. These are serious concerns, but with common sense and preparation, you can prevent these accidents. How
An animated segment with a retro flair, the Pop Quizzes reinforce the specific safety message of each episode. In the pop quiz, a key character from the episode will answer a multiple-choice question about a specific safety procedure in a fun game show style format with SeeMore as host.
Basil is small for his age, but quite precocious intellectually so that others tend to find him very cute. He’s thoughtful, intellectual and organized. He’s also contemplative, artistic and a little introverted. He wants to be more fun, like his hero SeeMore, but he has a hard time when unexpected things happen or situations get
Penny Pup is a bubbly and energetic puppy on the go, go, go, exploding with energy and enthusiasm to the extent that she’s often going in ten different directions at once. Penny knows that sometimes she needs to be a bit more methodical and stick with things until they’re done, but who has time for
Lottie is a timid, gentle little lamb. She’s cautious, which is commendable, but her tendency to be over-cautious ironically leads her into trouble. Lottie knows that sometimes she needs to be more confident and brave, but she’s just a little thing in a great big world, and that’s scary.
Shades is a wild wolf with rockabilly flair and a pair of ever present dark sunglasses. Like any good rock n’ roller, he loves thrills and fun and thinks he can handle anything. Unfortunately, sometimes he’s over-confident or even a bit foolhardy and can get himself or others into trouble by taking on more than
Harry is the youngest of the group. He takes a naïve but exuberant approach to everything which is both endearing and a little reckless. He never intends to be a troublemaker but he sometimes causes problems for himself and the other characters that lead them to learn valuable safety lessons.
SeeMore is a lighthearted seal who created the Playhouse as a fun, comfortable, protected space for kids to learn about safety as they play. While it is SeeMore’s responsibility to help everyone be safe, he is also endlessly amusing and entertaining, always ready with a joke or a suggestion for an activity the group can