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Fire Safety and Prevention Teacher Resources

Use these printables, activities, and lessons to teach your students about fire safety and prevention. Prepare your students for emergency situations with worksheets and literature on fire readiness. Fire Prevention Week occurs in October, but any time of the year is appropriate to utilize these teacher resources.


Fire Readiness and Safety
Fire Department Word Search
The Firefighter Reading Warm-Up
The Fire Drill
Escape Plan
Fire Maze
Fire Drill
Miss Mingo and the Fire Drill Fire-Safety Activities
Freddie the Firefighter
An Important Message About Fire Prevention
More Fire Safety & Prevention Printables

Literature & Language Arts

A Trip to the Firehouse by Wendy Cheyette Lewison
The Gingerbread Man Loose on the Fire Truck Teacher's Guide
Fire Engines by Anne Rockwell
Fire Engines by Anne Rockwell
Fireboat: The Heroic Adventures of the John J. Harvey
The Fire Reading Activity
Even Firefighters Hug Their Moms
A Trip to the Firehouse by Wendy Cheyette Lewison
Fire Hats and Boots: Practicing Capital Letters

Fire Safety & Art Connected

Firefighter's Hat
Fire Chief's Helmet
Fire Engine and Police Car Puzzle
Join the Firefighters!

Math Activities

Help Subtract Fires

Science & Fire Safety Connected

Extinguishing a Fire
Science, Technology, and Society: Fire Extinguishers

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