Creating this mini seat belt will help to develop your child's knowledge and understanding of the world around them, and how things work. The activity will also help to improve their hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills as they carefully cut and fold the card and use various materials to assemble the seat belt and holder. The make is a bit fiddly in places, so you will need to be on hand to help your child.
How to extend the magic
Explain the importance of wearing a seat belt when travelling in a car. You could talk about other areas of road safety too - eg holding hands with a grown-up when walking along a road, crossing roads safely, wearing a protective helmet when cycling. Click through to the Nuzzle and Scratch pages on the CBeebies website and check out the 'Hoof and Safety' clips for more tips about staying safe in when you're walking along a road or travelling in a car.