Category Archives: Brightkidz Blog

Inspiring safe, active travel for children – news and views from Brightkidz social enterprise.

And the Winner is… Road Safety Inspiration from the Oscars

Hollywood is abuzz with excitement over this Sunday’s Oscars ceremony… will La La Land sweep the board? Whose gown will make the front pages? And will the host live up to the high standard set by the Chuckle Brothers?  What? ... the Chuckle Brothers?  Yes, that's right, the slapstick comic duo Barry and Paul you...

Brighten Your Bag – School Travel Professionals Get ‘High Vis’ Creative

If you think all the fun, creative stuff - cutting, sticking, designing - is just for kids... then think again.  School travel professionals from across the north east took part in our Brighten Your Bag workshop recently at the Modeshift North East meeting in York. Here's how they got on and some tips on how...

Be Safe Be Seen – Making High Vis Fun for Children

From cute hedgehogs to the ghoulish Tales of the Road, the main road safety message for children at this time of year is: Be Safe Be Seen. A yellow or orange high vis vest which is fluorescent for day and reflective for night may seem the perfect solution. However, tastes and attitudes vary and sometimes...

All Aboard the Walking Bus – But Who Can Help?

This week we’ve seen many pupils travelling to school by ‘Walking Bus’ as part of UK Walk to School Week activities. So what is a Walking Bus? Where did the idea come from? And who can help your school get started? The Walking Bus is essentially when a group of children walk to school together...