Will your child be learning to swim or practicing swimming this summer? Check out books about swimming lessons, learn about water safety, and explore community resources.
Water Smart Broward http://www.watersmartbroward.org/
SWIMS Foundation http://swimsfoundation.org/
American Red Cross www.redcross.org
Kyan’s Kause www.kyanskause.org
Timon and Pumbaa, safety smart in the water!
In this DVD, the Lion King's Timon and Pumbaa share valuable water safety lessons such as checking for a lifeguard, swimming with a buddy, and reading all posted safety signs before entering the water.
A treasure at sea for dragon and me: Water safety for kids (and dragons)
Introduces information on water safety through the story of a little girl who invites a teddy bear-toting, fire-breathing dragon to spend the day at the beach.
Describes the sport of swimming, listing what equipment is needed, where it can be performed, and the different techniques that can be used.
The author, an Olympic gold medalist, introduces the sport of swimming, from basic skills and water safety to perfecting swimming strokes and taking part in competitions.
Leo can swim
Baby Leo loves the water, so his father takes him to swim class with the other toddlers.
Swim, Boots, swim!
Dora wants to spend a day at the ocean, but she is surprised to learn that Boots doesn't know how to swim. Boots gets his first swimming lesson from Mariana the Mermaid.
Froggy learns to swim
Froggy is afraid of the water until his mother, along with his flippers, snorkle, and mask, help him learn to swim.
Can I tell you a secret?
He’s a little frog with a BIG secret that he’s ready to share. Monty learns how to face his fears with some help from his new friend—YOU!
Cork & Fuzz: The swimming lesson
Cork the muskrat wants his best friend Fuzz, a possum, to visit his home, but first he must teach Fuzz to swim and not be afraid of the water.
Guri y Gura (Spanish edition)
Guri y Gura aprenden a nadar.