K-5 Safe Routes to School Educator Guide

At a Glance

The San Mateo County K-5 Educator Guide is aligned to the Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards. It is designed to support flexible implementation so activities may be implemented in classroom, club, or after school program settings. The Safe Routes themes of safety, the environment, and health are addressed through math, science, and language arts activities in all grade levels.

Educator Guide for Download


Front Matter

K-1 Activities

2-3 Activities

4-5 Activities

Walk Roll Projects

Walk Roll Resources

Printed Copies of the Educator Guide

The K-5 Educator Guide is also available in printed form. Printed guides also come with a copy of the book, This is the Way We Go to School and a DVD copy of the Walk this Way Video.


We are always looking for ways to improve the guide and so, we welcome your feedback!

Additional Resources

Educator Guide Orientation

Walk this Way Video Running Time 4:01, Audience Grades K-3

Kids Explain Video Running Time 3:22, Audience Grades 4-8

One Parent to Another Video Running Time 4:11, Audience Parents