Water Competence

Create and use water safety rules.
Plug stored safely

Implement rules around how your family keeps themselves safe around water at home.

Closed door

Ensure older children follow the water safety rules by also closing doors and emptying containers.

Parents as first teachers can enable water competence learning opportunities in everyday situations.
Under 5s in bath learning water confidence

Bath and shower time provides a great opportunity to build water confidence and awareness.

Bath mat

Use a bathmat to avoid slipping in the bath.