Sonoma County Safe Routes to School Program

El Mes a (La Escuela) Donde Sea! Bien Por Ti, Bueno Para Tierra!
Walk & Roll to (School)...ANYWHERE! It's Good for You and the Earth!
¡Participe en nuestro Desafío Walk & Roll de octubre!
Participate in our October Walk & Roll Challenge!

International Walk & Roll Challenge Month

JOIN US IN CELEBRATING INTERNATIONAL WALK & ROLL TO ANYWHERE MONTH THIS OCTOBER! 
 

We may not be walking or rolling to school right now, but physical activity is even more essential to health during these challenging times! This October, we challenge you to build knowledge about bicycle and/or pedestrian safety, the environment, and your community while Walking & Rolling to ANYWHERE!  

HOW TO PARTICIPATE IN INTERNATIONAL WALK & ROLL TO ANYWHERE MONTH: 
 

1.    JOIN US ON WALK & ROLL TO ANYWHERE DAY!
 

  • On ANY ONE DAY during the FIRST WEEK OF OCTOBER, choose a destination to walk, bike, scooter or skateboard to. It can be ANY destination, whether it is to your school campus, a local park, a store, a friend's house, or just a walk around the neighborhood and back to your home! 
     
  • Fill out our WALK & ROLL TO ANYWHERE SURVEY to share when, where, and how far you walked or rolled with us. 
     
  • Your survey results will be shared with your school to discover how many kids walked & rolled, how far kids from your school traveled, how many carbon emissions were saved, and which teacher had the highest percentage of student's who walked & rolled that week! 
     

2.   COMPLETE AND SUBMIT OUR OCTOBER CHALLENGE ACTIVITY FOR A CHANCE TO WIN AN ICE CREAM GIFT CARD! 

 

OCTOBER BINGO & SAFETY POSTER CHALLENGE INSTRUCTIONS:  
 

  • Download the BINGO Challenge Sheet:  English PDF   Spanish PDF
  • Do as many activities as you are able to during the month of October, crossing them off the sheet when completed. (note: you do not have to achieve a "BINGO" to be complete)
  • Optional: Enter our Safety Poster contest for an EXTRA chance to win! 
  • Submit to Safe Routes to School, as directed on the 2nd page of the Challenge Sheet (may be submitted via email or the mail), postmarked by Friday 11/6/20.  Can't print or mark up the Challenge sheet? Send us an email describing which activities you finished, and include all the information we asked or on the 2nd page of the Challenge sheet so you can be entered into the drawing. 
  • ALL Bingo Challenge submissions will be entered into a drawing for an ice-cream gift card. Safety Poster Contest Submissions will also be entered into the drawing (students who do both the Bingo Challenge & Safety Contest get TWO entries into the drawing).  
  • Winners of our Safety Poster contest will ALSO receive a "I *heart* Walk & Roll" t-shirt, and winning posters will be displayed on our website. 
  • Winners will be announced in November, and gift cards/t-shirts will be mailed directly to winners. 
     

​BINGO ACTIVITY ONLINE RESOURCES (top to bottom, left to right on BINGO sheet)
 

Questions? Email Safe Routes to School.

*Above referenced videos developed by the Oregon Safe Routes to School Program

- Big Tadoo Puppet Crew developed and sponsored by Alameda County Safe Routes to School Program and Transform

PROMOTIONAL RESOURCES FOR SCHOOLS/TEACHERS:
 

Explanatory Letter to Students and Families  (MS Word English/Spanish)  (PDF English/Spanish)

October Challenge Month Full Page Flyer (8.5"x11") (English PDF) (Spanish PDF)  (English JPEG)  (Spanish JPEG)

October Challenge Month Instagrammable Image (square)  (English JPEG)  (Spanish JPEG)

October Challenge Month Facebook Event or Website Header (rectangle)  (English JPEG)  (Spanish JPEG)

October Challenge Month Page Banner (long, narrow rectangle)  (English JPEG)  (Spanish JPEG)

October Challenge 1/4 Page flyer for printing/physical distribution (Eng/Span PDF Color) (Eng/Span PDF Black & White)

Walk & Roll Good For You, Good for the Earth Logo  Eng  Span

Walk & Roll Good for You, Good for the Earth Rectangular Image (Banner)  Eng  Span

          

 

 
 

 

 

Walk and Roll Gratitude Month - November

 

JOIN US IN CELEBRATING WALK AND ROLL GRATITUDE MONTH THIS NOVEMBER!
 

We may not be walking or rolling to school right now, but physical activity is even more essential to health during these challenging times! This November, we challenge you to get outside and walk, bike, scoot or skate around your neighborhood or to a destination of choice - then consider why you are grateful for anything related to those activities. 

HOW TO PARTICIPATE IN INTERNATIONAL WALK & ROLL GRATITUDE MONTH:
 

1.    JOIN US ON WALK & ROLL TO ANYWHERE DAY!
 

  • On ANY ONE DAY during the FIRST WEEK OF NOVEMBER, choose a destination to walk, bike, scooter or skateboard to. It can be ANY destination, whether it is to your school campus, a local park, a store, a friend's house, or just a walk around the neighborhood and back to your home!
     
  • Fill out our WALK & ROLL TO ANYWHERE SURVEY to share when, where, and how far you walked or rolled with us.
     
  • Your survey results will be shared with your school to discover how many kids walked & rolled, how far kids from your school traveled, and which teacher had the highest percentage of student's who walked & rolled that week!  The elementary AND middle school teacher with the highest percentage of participating students will win a $50.00 gift card to their local business of choice! 
     

2.   COMPLETE AND SUBMIT OUR NOVEMBER CHALLENGE ACTIVITY FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A PUMPKIN PIE!
 

NOVEMBER WALK/ROLL GRATITUDE TRACKER INSTRUCTIONS: 
 

  • Download the Walk/Roll Gratitude Tracking Sheet:  English PDF   Spanish PDF  English JPEG  Spanish JPEG
  • Walk, bike, scoot or skate on as many days as you are able to during the month of November, circling your chosen mode(s) on each day.
  • Submit to Safe Routes to School (may be submitted via email or the mail), postmarked by Friday 12/4/20.  Can't print or mark up the tracking sheet? Send us an email describing which dates you walked or rolled, what you did, and what you're grateful for.
  • ALL November Challenge submissions will be entered into a drawing for a pumpkin pie. 
  • Winners will be announced in December, and pumpkin pies will be delivered directly to winners.
     

Questions?  Email Safe Routes to School

PROMOTIONAL RESOURCES FOR SCHOOLS/TEACHERS:
 

Explanatory Letter to Students and Families  (MS Word English/Spanish)  (PDF English)  (PDF Spanish) (PDF English/Spanish - 2 pages)

November Challenge Month Full Page Flyer (8.5"x11") (English PDF) (Spanish PDF)  (English JPEG)  (Spanish JPEG)

November Challenge Month Instagrammable Image (square)  (English JPEG)  (Spanish JPEG)

November Challenge Month Facebook Event or Website Header (rectangle)  (English JPEG)  (Spanish JPEG)

November Challenge Month Page Banner (long, narrow rectangle)  (English JPEG)  (Spanish JPEG)

November Challenge 1/4 Page flyer for printing/physical distribution (Eng/Span PDF Color) (Eng/Span PDF Black & White)

Walk & Roll Good For You, Good for the Earth Logo  Eng  Span

Walk & Roll Good for You, Good for the Earth Rectangular Image (Banner)  Eng  Span

SRTS RECOMMENDED BOOK LIST

Title Author Grade Level
Rosaura En Bicicleta/Rosaura on a Bicycle Daniel Barbot Pre K-K
The Bike Lesson Jan Berenstain Pre K-K
Bicycle Man Allen Say Pre K-3
Along a Long Road Frank Viva Pre K-3
Seguridad y las Bicicletas/Bicycle Safety Sue Barraclough Pre K-2
The Foot Book Dr. Seuss K-Up
The Busiest Street in Town Mara Rockliff K-3
Roberto Walks Home Ezra Jack Keats K-3
To Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street Dr. Seuss K-3
The Listening Walk Paul Showers K-3
The Berenstain Bears: Safe and Sound Jan Berenstain K-3
This is the Way We Go to School Edith Baer K-3
The Little House Virginia Lee Burton K-3
Sing a Song of People Lois Lenski K-3
Lyle, Lyle Crocodile: Lyle Walks the Dogs Bernard Waber K-3
Sally Jean, the Bicycle Queen Cari Best K-3
A Crash Course for Molly Eva Eriksson K-3
The Bear’s Bicycle Emilie Warren McLeod K-3
Duck on A Bike David Shannon K-3
Franklin Rides a Bike Paulette Bourgeois and Brenda Clark K-3
Franklin’s Bicycle Helmet Paulette Bourgeois and Brenda Clark K-3
Play It Safe Mercer Mayer K-3
Gracie Goat’s Big Bike Race Erin Mirabella K-3
My Rows and Piles of Coins Tololwa Mollel K-3
His Finest Hour David Neuhaus K-3
Summer Wheels Eve Bunting K-3
Bicycle Book Gail Evans K-3
Richard Scarry’s Cars and Trucks and Things That Go Richard Scarry K-2
Blackout John Rocco K-2
Sidewalk Flowers JonArno Lawson K-2
I Took the Moon for a Walk Carolyn Curtis K-2
Watch Out! On the Road Claire LLewellyn K-2
Tom and Pippo Go for a Walk Helen Oxenbury K-2
Watch Out! Around Town Claire Llewellyn K-2
Coco Can’t Wait Taro Gomi K-2
Yuki’s Ride Home Manya Tessler K-2
Vera Rides a Bike Vera Rosenberry K-2
Sky Blue Accident/Accidente Celeste Jorge Elias Lujan, Piet Grobler and Elisa Amado K-2
Ride Right: Bicycle Safety (How to Be Safe!) Jill Urban Donahue K-2
"Staying Safe on My Bike/La Seguridad En Mi Bicicleta (Safety First/ La Seguridad Es Lo Primero)
- Bilingual"
Joanne Mattern K-2
Verde dice Adelante/Green Means Go Susan Ring K-2
Jugar Sin Peligro/Play Safe Robin Nelson K-2
What Happens at a Bike Shop? Que Pasa En Una Tienda De Bicicletas Kathleen Pohl K-2
Cycle City Allison Farrell K-1
Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site Sherri Duskey Rinker K-1
Ruby’s School Walk Kathyrn White K-1
Walking through the Jungle Debbie Harter K-1
I Went Walking Sue Williams K-1
Dona Eremita Sobre Ruedas/ Mrs. Armitage On Wheels Quentin Blake K-1
Mike and the Bike Michael Ward K-1
Mike and the Bike Meet Lucille the Wheel Michael Ward K-1
La Bicicleta de Selva Monica Rodriguez K-1
A Good Night Walk Elisha Cooper K
Autumn Walk Ann E. Burg K
The Last Stop on Market Street Matt de la Peña K
Winter Walk Ann E. Burg K
Every Cowgirl Needs a Horse Rebecca Janni K
Goblin Walk Tony Johnston 1-2
My Sister’s Rusty Bike Jim Aylesworth 1-2
Walk Rabbit Walk Colin McNaughton 1-3
When We Go Walking Cari Best 1-3
Marvin Redpost, Super Fast, Out of Control! Louis Sachar 1-4
We Learn about Road Safety Constance Omawunmi Kola-Lawal 2-3
City Green DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan 2-3
Superabuelo/Super Grandpa David M. Schwartz and Martin Luis Guzman 2-4
Me and My Bike Ander 2-4
The Big Bike Race Lucy Jane Bledsoe 3-5
The Bicycle Larry Hills 3-5
Go Fly a Bike! The Ultimate Book of Bicycle Fun, Freedom and Science Bill Haduch 3-6
The Pushcart War Jean Merrill 3-7
Bicicletas del Pasado Mark Beyer 3-7
The Time Bike Jane Langton 3-8
The Bicycle Man David Dudley 4-6
Walking to the Bus Rider Blues Harriet Gillem Robinet 4-6
Crunch Leslie Connor 4-6
Nancy Drew: A Race Against Time Carolyn Keene 4-6
Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks Jason Reynolds 5-8

 

Family Bicycling Workshops!

Families are invited to learn how to ride together in a safe and fun way at our FREE Family Bicycling Workshops.

Fun games and a neighborhood ride! Test ride Yuba cargo bikes!
Kids receive a free blinky light! Join the Bicycle Coalition’s Safe Routes to School program certified
cycling instructors for a fun workshop for parents and kids. Children
must be able to ride a bike and ready to take to the road with their
parents. Parents are allowed to trail their children in trailers or
child seats too. Children and parents must participate in the clinic
together and bring their own bikes and helmets.
Register early, space is limited!

Sign up here!

Workshops are from 10:00am-12:30pm

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