October 7-13 is Fire Prevention Week, so I am sharing 10 Fire Safety Crafts, Activities, and/or Books to help kids learn about fire safety and to encourage them to have some fun too! At our house, fire trucks and fire fighters always get Wild Thing excited so engaging with some new activities was a lot of fun.
1. Get Inspired through Books - We loved reading Alphabet Rescue and creating a fire truck from a juice box that we drove our letters around in, just like in the story. I have loaded up our library list with many of these other fire truck and/or fire safety books. Felix the Fire Engine gets great reviews and No Time for Flashcards has a comprehensive list of 20 firefighter books. I also have to share this great PreK Fire Safety Pack from Royal Baloo!
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3. Abstract Art Fire Trucks - Using red, black and yellow tape, Teach Preschool shares some great trucks from her students.
|Tape Fire Truck from Teach Preschool|
|Simple supplies/materials: box, posterboard, glue, folder, tape, muffin liner, lids, marker.|
|Putting out a forest fire - toddler style.|
|Role play set up by Teach Preschool|
7. Fire Sensory Bin - Wild Thing enjoyed exploring this sensory bin. We discussed the dangers of fire and how to respond if he sees a fire. (Most of these items came from Target dollar bin or yard sales).
8. Make Capes - Reading the book Fireboy might inspire some cape creativity. Mama Smiles has super simple superhero capes and Coffee Cups and Crayons has great capes made from plastic table clothes.
9. Make a Fire Station - from milk cartons like No Time for Flash Cards or from a shoebox like Glittering Muffins.
|Milk Carton Fire Station from No Time for Flash Cards|
|Shoebox Fire Station from Glittering Muffins|
Oh - and I just had to share this photo of Caterpillar also enjoying, I think, the cardboard box fire truck.
Sharing this at: Fire Safety for Kids!
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