No matter what the age of the child you are going to teach to kayak, the most important concern should be their safety. Child water safety must be a priority. Make sure your child is dressed for maximum water safety before getting near the water. This way there are no accidents or mishaps that you’ll regret later. Your child should be wearing a properly fitted pfd, securly fastenedclosed toe sandals or water shoes, and sun block to name a few items. Also, be sure that you double check that all buckles and overall fit. If there is one thing you should get out of this article it should be that dressing for water safety should be your first priority for your child.