Keeping our children safe is a top priority and teaching them safety isn't always the easiest to do. We can tell them to not do things, panic, and yell at them when they are in danger, or we can find an alternative route. There is an event coming to the Twin Falls area that will teach kids safety, but in a way that they will enjoy learning, and may not even realize that they are getting an education.

Touch a Truck Safety Fair in Jerome

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Credit: Karl Wiggers on Unsplash
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Touch a Truck is a safety fair that many places across the country do, and it is fun and interactive for kids and adults alike. The event will be taking place at the Jerome Fairground in Jerome on Saturday, April 30 from 1 PM until 5 PM and admission is free. There will be tons of equipment and vehicles there for kids to play on, as well as the people that operate that equipment as well. For those that want to attend something special after the event, beginning at 5:30 PM, there will be freestyle motocross taking place. It will be performed by Willie Elam and tickets will be $10 for adults and $5 for kids 12 and under.

What Will Be at Touch a Truck this Year?

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Credit: Zac Edmonds on Unsplash
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If you have never been to a Touch a Truck event, you and your little ones are in for a treat. This year there will be a dump truck, concrete truck, fire truck, farm equipment, swat team, Idaho Power, garbage truck, K-9 unit, and much more. Kids can talk and interact with real firefighters, swat team members, farmers, cops, and more. They will be able to see the trucks and vehicles up close and be able to play on and in some of them as well. 

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Make sure to stop by the Jerome Fairgrounds on the final day of April, and learn about safety, as well as about all these different jobs around the area. Your children will enjoy it, they will get an education, and you may learn a thing or two as well. Go to the Touch a Truck safety fair on April 30. 

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