Proactive Safety Education for Kids

Teaching lessons like Get Permission, Who’s a Stranger, Harm Alarm, Buckle-Up, & Street Smarts through music-based prevention programs to save kids from abduction, abuse, child predators, and serious accidental injuries while instilling self-worth, respect, and manners.

Why Prevention Programs

A strong foundation starts with proactive, preventative measures. Reactive programs are too late to keep a child safe and save their life.

Life Saving Lessons

Lil' Iguana's comprehensive programs feature a wide range of lessons to help kids stay safe at home, school, and while out & about. Lessons are presented in a fun, kid-friendly way!

Award Winning Products

Since 1994, Lil' Iguana's award winning products have been used by parents, educators, and community members in seven countries.

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Safety & Well-Being Resources for Parents, Educators, & Community Members

find & download safety & well-being lesson guides, activity worksheets, lesson plans, kid-friendly recipes, guided videos, read along e-books, educational music, & more!

Since 1994

Lil' Iguana has created music driven prevention programs to keep kids safe

Lil’ Iguana is a music driven program that teaches children important safety lessons like Get Permission, Harm Alarm, Who’s a Stranger, and Run, Run, Run, Yell & Tell. Lil’ Iguana’s educational prevention programs are presented in elementary schools, child care facilities, and at community events throughout New England & along the East Coast.

For over 25 years, the Lil’ Iguana’s Children’s Safety Foundation has created several prevention programs to keep kids safe from abduction, child predators, and serious accidental injuries. Some programs include Lil’ Iguana Live!, Lil’ Iguana’s in-classroom program, the award-winning “Be Smart, Stay Safe” educational DVD, an Emmy award-winning television series, as well as other safety educational products.

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Safety & Well-Being Lessons

The Lil’ Iguana's Children's Safety Foundation has developed a wide range of safety and well-being lessons centered around the themes of “Who’s a Stranger," “Out & About,” “Playing It Safe,” and "Self-Worth."

The most popular safety lessons are featured in the Lil’ Iguana LIVE! musical stage show & Lil’ Iguana’s In-Classroom Program.


Lil' Iguana's programs feature music and songs which are the number one way to teach everyone, especially children


Interactive role-playing immerses a child in learning so the lessons are easily remembered


Lesson are presented in different ways throughout the programs to reinforce the teachings

Award-Winning Programs

Lil’ Iguana’s educational music driven prevention programs are presented in elementary schools, child care facilities, and community events throughout the United States. All programs are centered around music and interactive role-playing which are the most effective ways to teach.

Lil' Iguana Live

Lil’ Iguana Live! is a musical stage show that features live performers & mascot Lil’ Iguana, and is geared for children ages 2-8 at elementary schools & community events

In-Classroom Program

Lil’ Iguana’s In-Classroom program features the costume character Lil’ Iguana & music video aids to teach pre-school age children in a smaller setting

Meet & Greet

The costume character Lil’ Iguana travels to community events throughout the U.S. to meet & greet with fans, take pictures, and sign autographs

This 22-minute sing a long features music, character puppets, actors, and animation that delivers crucial safety messages including

  • Take A Buddy with You
  • Get Permission
  • Who’s a Stranger
  • Run, Run, Run, Yell, and Tell

Educational Music

Lil’ Iguana uses catchy songs with fun lyrics to teach all of the life-saving lessons presented in its programming. Children sing a long to the toe-tapping songs and clap their hands to the melody. Music learning helps breakdown complex concepts and make them enjoyable to learn and remember.

Worksheets & Activities

Lil’ Iguana uses worksheets & interactive activities to reinforce the music-based lessons. Safety lesson guides, activity worksheets, kid-friendly recipes & more are available for parents, educators, and community members. Many educational downloads are available free of charge for Lil’ Iguana Members.
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