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Could also have scary pictures on those baby safe plugs that
prevent children from sticking something in the socket.
Something like this
[doctorremulac3, Jan 14 2014]
||Presuming they haven't already died from the previous two encounters with electricity, I think might be a little redundant...
||Stab the vampire in the eye with a fork!
||or... you could just explain to them that stuff in the wall is the same as the stuff in a nine-volt battery WAY bigger.
<holds arms far apart> Then just let them see you putting it on your tongue until they get brave enough to monkey-see-monkey-do.
Your kids will learn an instant healthy respect for the big stuff in the wall and you'll never have to worry about them wanting to tinker with it... until junior high, at which point hide your volt-meters because they will try to see what happens when you put the leads in backwards...