Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Fire Prevention Month--Prevent Home Fires!

October is Fire Prevention Month! October 5-11 is Fire Prevention Week! This year the campaign's slogan is "Prevent Home Fires". Below you will find many links with activities, interactive games, coloring pages, checklists, book lists and more to educate yourself and your children on preventing home fires!

National Fire Prevention Association –all about fire prevention week along with activities and quizzes.

National Fire Prevention Association –lesson plans for K-6 along with downloadable activities and worksheets

US Fire Administration Kids Page learn about home fire safety, smoke alarms and escaping a fire. Don’t forget to do the games, puzzles, and take the quiz to become a junior fire marshal!

Fire Safe-Kids Page –go down the ladder to learn about fire safety

Sparky the Great Fire Dog—games and activities

Fire Safety For Kids –games and videos to watch online regarding fire safety

DLTK-Kids –crafts on fire safety

The Great Chicago Fire --site dedicated to the Great Chicago Fire and a web of memory.

Kid Safety--Fire Safety This animated slide show teaches fire safety (including how to create a home escape plan) and then moves onto other safety subjects.

Top 10 Activities for Teaching Fire Safety to Kids

Fire Prevention Article –learn what PASS means and follow links to activities

Ato Z Teacher Stuff Fire Safety Page –links to activities, crafts, and snacks.

FEMA's Teacher Page –scroll down for fire safety worksheets as pdf. Files.

Fire Prevention Month –straight talk about prevention along with other links

Fire Safety Lapbook

Home Safety Council—links to educational programs for preschool thru older adults

Home Safety Council Fire Safety Month Activities

Staying Alive –games and activities on fire safety

Fire Safety Thematic Unit checklist, coloring pages, and a list of books to read about fire safety

Fire Safety Unit Study--full of cross-curriculum activities and fire-related websites

Scholastic's Fire Safety Page –activities galore!

2 comments:

Mommy Reg said...

Oh my goodness you ROCK! I needed the reminder that this was fire prevention month. And thank you so much for doing all the work for me. I just bookmarked all the links so I can start planning next weeks lessons. Have a great day. :)

lcourtneymom said...

Those are some great links. Thanks for posting them!

Leah
http://www.homeschoolblogger.com/lcourtneymom