At-Home Education

With Maine students learning from home for the remainder of the school year and more people out riding bikes and walking on Maine’s roads, the BCM will be rolling out four education modules to help teach the basics of biking and walking safety. 

In honor of Bike Month (May), we will release weekly lessons that aim to keep you and your family safe— stay tuned!

Module #1: Wear Your Helmet the Right Way



1) Reference the be a Safe Bike Driver Handout




2) Watch the “Eyes-Ears-Mouth” helmet video
3) Complete the helmet activity
4) In-depth helmet enrichment
5) Decorate a helmet.

Module #2: Dress Bright & Tight for Safety



1) Reference the be a Safe Bike Driver Handout



2) Watch the Dress Bright & Tight for Safety video
3) Complete the Bright & Tight activity
4) In-depth Bright & Tight enrichment
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5) Draw a bright and tight safety scene.

Module #3: Check Your Bike for Safety



1) Reference the be a Safe Bike Driver Handout




2) Watch the ABC Quick Check video
3) Complete the activity: Label a Bike + Do and ABCQ
4) In-depth Bike Check Enrichment



5) Can you draw a bicycle? (hint: 75% of people cannot)

Module #4: Obey the Rules of the Road



1) Reference the Be a Safe Bike Driver Handout




2) Watch the Rules of the Road video
3) Complete the Rules of the Road activity

4) In-depth Rules of the Road Enrichment
5) Draw & Illustrate a Road Map