On Their Own and Ok CLASS

class to help children be ok when home alone cedar rapids iowa

On Their Own and OK is designed to prepare children to be home alone when their parent is at work. Topics covered in this class include communication, safety, ways to deal with boredom, preparing snacks and how to handle small emergencies. 
Activities are included for children to complete at home with a parent.

FOR:  4th-6th graders

Cedar Rapids Ladd Library • 3750 Williams Blvd SW • Cedar Rapids, IA
Saturday, November 15, 2014 • 10:00am-3:30pm
Registration due by November 10. Lunch is provided.
REGISTER NOW (Class size is limited to first 20.)

QUESTIONS? 319-377-9839, atorbert@iastate.edu 

FEE: There is no charge for this program thanks to funding from the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation.

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation


How do you know if your child is ready to be home alone?

Visit our Safe From the Start webpage for the Parent and Family Checklist. Take a moment to complete this checklist to help you evaluate your child’s readiness to be alone and to decide what skills need more work. 

After you complete the checklist, you can utilize the Parent and Family Guide to help you think about the ways you can plan to make your child's time alone a safe and meaningful experience. 

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