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Rohit at the River

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If you are going to be in, on or around water then this is the book for you!

Rohit at the River is a water safety children’s book that explores the importance of learning water safety skills and the dangers around inland waterways. The story follows Rohit as he learns to stay safe around water at his local swimming pool.

Book synopsis:

Rohit loves boats and wants to go on the river in his grandfather’s canoe. But there is something he needs to do first…… he needs to learn water safety skills!

Initially Rohit does not feel confident in the water but with the support of his teacher he soon begins to love the water. When he receives his first water safety award Rohit’s mother tells him they will go to the river for a picnic.

But rivers can be dangerous places….

Rohit is unsure of the water

Floating on all sorts of things

Rohit receives his first water safety certificate!

Water safety skills:

  • Water confidence
  • Safe entries and exits
  • Floating
  • Finding floatation
  • Treading water
  • Looking for the closest exit
  • Lifejackets saves lives
  • Locating and reading safety signs
  • Underwater dangers
  • Calling for help
  • Throw rescues
  • Float to live
  • Fast moving currents
  • Cold and deep water
  • Water watchers and supervision

At the River

Rohit at the River has been reviewed by Royal Life Saving Australia, AUSTSWIM and Life Saving Victoria and has been sponsored by Central Coast Council.