K.C.'s FIRST BUS RIDE (color/10 mins./1994) Ages 3-6 Years 2-0500
Buster, a mysterious friend, helps you K.C. over come his anxiety over his first bus ride to school.
1) Wait for the bus on the sidewalk, not on the street.
2) Use the handrail when you get on the bus.
3) Listen to the bus driver at all times.
4) Go to your seat quickly. Remain seated at all times.
5) Keep your hands to yourself.
6) Never stick anything out the window of the bus.
7) Don't put anything in the aisle of the bus.
8) Don't push or shove while you are getting off the bus.
OTTO, THE AUTO, SERIES C (color/18 mins./1959) 2-0226
"SQUEAKY AND HIS PLAY MATES" -- A chattering squirrel helps Otto teach a lesson about the need to play away from traffic.
"BILLY'S NEW TRICYCLE" -- Otto helps boys and girls learn basic bike safety rules.
"PETER THE PIGEON" -- Otto's animal friends show how important it is to walk on the left facing traffic.
"TIMOTHY THE TURTLE" -- A slow moving turtle tells Otto and the kids about safety and watching for turning cars.
OTTO, THE AUTO, SERIES D (color/16 mins./1971) 2-0226
"THE SECRET OF PUSH-BUTTON" -- How to use the pedestrian crosswalk push buttons is explained by Otto.
"OTTO GOES ICE SKATING" -- Otto is faced with the serious question, "Does the green light always mean go?"
"HORSEPLAY" -- Otto warns his friends about the hazards of "horsing around" near cars and traffic.
OTTO, THE AUTO, SERIES E (color/4 mins. each) 2-0226
"BUCKLE UP" -- Uses spacemen to encourage children to use seat belts in cars.
"INSIDE THE SCHOOL BUS" -- Has the school buses complaining about the hazards in traffic created when children misbehave on the bus.
"OUTSIDE THE SCHOOL BUS" -- Otto and Buster are telling children about the danger zone around buses that children must avoid.
OTTO, THE AUTO, SERIES F (color/12 mins./1981) 2-0226 - Also in DVD 1-0127
"BICYCLE BORDER PATROL" -- Otto teaches children to avoid darting out into traffic by observing "borders" along sidewalks, driveways, alleys, and streets to help them remember to ride only where it is safe.
"DREAM BIKE" -- Otto instructs a young girl on how to properly choose a bicycle.
"BIKES GO WITH THE FLOW" -- Otto shows youngsters how to ride with traffic and tells them why we ride on the right-hand side of the street.
OTTO, THE AUTO, ON WEARING SAFETY BELTS, SERIES G (color/8 mins./1994) K-6th Grade, 2-0466 - Also in DVD 1-0127
"WHY WEAR SAFETY BELTS?' -- Uses an egg as crash dummy to emphasize how earing safety belts reduces your risk of injury in an accident.
"HOW TO WEAR SAFETY BELTS" -- Demonstrates how safety belts must fit over hips and shoulder. Stresses that safety belts must be worn for air bags to be effective.
OTTO THE AUTO, BICYCLE SAFETY, SERIES H (color/16 mins./1994) K- 6th Grade, 2-0467 - Also in DVD 1-0127
"BASIC RIDING RULES" -- Teaches children to avoid darting out into traffic by observing "borders" along sidewalks, driveways, alleys, and streets to help them remember to ride only where it is safe.
"PICKING THE RIGHT BIKE" -- Instructs children on how to properly choose a bicycle, including how it fits and what equipment they must check to make sure they can safely ride their bikes.
"FITTING YOUR HELMET" -- Shows children the importance of wearing a bike helmet and how to get one to fit properly.
"DRIVE YOUR BIKE LIKE A CAR" -- Demonstrates how to "drive" a bike by looking for openings in traffic, signaling for turns and stops, riding on the right-hand side with the traffic flow, and watching out for cars and pedestrians.
OTTO THE AUTO ON SCHOOL BUS SAFETY, SERIES I (color/16 mins./1994) K-6th Grade, 2-0468 Also in DVD 1-0127
"BEFORE YOU GO TO THE BUS" -- Emphasizes what children can do to stay safe on the way to the bus, including being on time, using a book bag or backpack to help carry their things, and not running to the bus.
"WAITING FOR AND GETTING ON THE BUS" -- Explains that most accidents happen at bus stops and what children can do to wait safely, including standing 15 feet back from the bus stop, not playing around, and boarding the bus in single file.
"SAFE BEHAVIOR ON THE BUS" -- Discusses what safe behavior is and why it is important to not distract the driver. Also stresses the need to remain seated and keep the aisle clear.
"THE DANGER ZONE" -- Emphasizes the dangers of walking too close to a school bus, where the driver cannot see you.
OTTO THE AUTO, PEDESTRIAN SAFETY, SERIES J (color/16 mins./1994) K-6th Grade, 2-0469 Also in DVD 1-0127
"STREETS WITH NO SIDEWALKS" -- Teaches children to walk at the edge of the road facing traffic when there are no sidewalks.
"CROSSING THE STREET" -- Shows how to cross a street when not at a corner and without a WALK signal, by stopping at the curb and taking three looks each way.
"CROSSING STREETS AT BUSY CORNERS"-- Demonstrates how to cross a street at a busy intersection with a WALK signal.
"WALKING BETWEEN PARKED CARS" -- Teaches children to be cautious around parked cars, since drivers pulling out might not see children.
OTTO THE AUTO, ON BEING SEEN, SERIES K (color/12 mins./1994) K- 6th Grade, 2-0470 ALso in DVD 1-0127
"DARKNESS AND RAIN" -- Demonstrates how children can dress to be better seen at night and in the dark by using a Halloween theme. Recommends wearing white, carrying flashlights, and using reflective tape.
"WATCH-THE CARS" -- Shows children the view from a car to emphasize how hard it is for drivers to see pedestrians.
"SAFE PLACES TO PLAY" -- Demonstrates the dangers of playing near traffic and parked cars and emphasizes the children should play away from traffic.
SAFETY RULES AND YOU (color/11 mins.) 2-0245
Children will learn to take responsibility for their own safety and to think before they act.
SAFETY RULES FOR SCHOOLS (color/11 mins.) 2-0246
The "Safety Gremlin" guides students through safety rules they should observe on the way to school, inside school, and on the playground.