Teaching our kiddos what to do in the event of a fire is one of the most important things we have to do. Today we are sharing with you 11 fire safety activities for preschoolers that are a great way to talk about the importance of fire safety. Use these safety activities at home, daycare or in the school classroom.
Fire Safety Lessons For Preschoolers
We know how difficult it can be to teach the dangers of fire to young kids, but it doesn’t have to be that way! The best ways of learning always include play and fun activities, especially in early childhood.
We put together a list of the best fire-safety lessons and preschool activities. Besides following a fire safety theme, they are also a fun way to practice gross motor and fine motor skills.
These fire safety lesson plans are a great addition to Fire Prevention Week at preschool, perfect for preschool teachers or parents of young children looking for home activities.
1. Fire Escape Plan Printable For National Fire Prevention Week
This free printable Fire Safety Plan worksheet lets kids write and draw their safety exits if there’s a burning building!
2. Fire Safety Activities For Preschoolers
These activities teach what to do if there’s a fire, understand the dangers of fire, know the role of a fire fighter and how they are community helpers, and more, with simple objects like red solo cups. From The Empowered Provider.
3. Fire Safety Activities for Kids
Here are different activities to do during Fire Safety Week that are not too overwhelming for preschoolers and also add some math skills and literacy skills to their day. From Teaching Mama.
4. Fire Safety Worksheets for PreK & Kindergarten
Learn about fire safety rules and emergency procedures, plus some fun number games and tracing/ letter sounds with this set of free worksheets for preschool and kindergarten. They’ll love coloring the spots on this emergency fire dog! From Totschooling.
5. Firefighter Yoga Ideas
Do you want to add a physical activity for fire safety week? Something that is really fun, but also provides loads of benefits for the classroom, home, or therapy sessions? Check out these firefighter yoga poses from Pink Oatmeal.
6. Fireman Preschool Printables
These fireman preschool printables provide engaging preschool worksheets and lesson plans designed with your child in mind. They are fun and educational! From Living Life & Learning.
7. Fireman ABC Spray Game
This ABC game is sure to be a hit with firemen fans. Just grab a pack of brightly colored index cards, a water sprayer and a fireman’s outfit and you’re ready to spray. From Playdough to Plato.
8. Five Little Firefighters
Handprint art is always a good idea. This craft is based on the poem Five Little Firefighters and is super cute and easy. From Tippytoe Crafts.
9. Free Printable Firefighter Play Dough Set
This activity requires a bit of prep as you need to print, laminate and cut out the figures, but once you’ve done that, preschoolers can play with them countless times. From Life Over C’s.
10. 3 Easy Activities for Fire Safety for Kids
Here are three easy ideas for addressing fire safety for kids, like a fire cup knockdown game and pretend play with Duplo blocks. From Laly Mom.
11. Theme: Fire Safety
Download and print the template to teach children how to call 911 in case of a house fire or another emergency. Plus, it’s a great artistic activity too. From Live Laugh I Love Kindergarten.
12. Fire Truck Coloring Pages
Download and print these free fire truck coloring pages for kids. These coloring pages are great for the classroom when learning about safety, but they are also just plain cool and have been used for birthday parties, lessons around trucks and just because.
Related: Download and print this firefighter printable for kids.
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- Preschool number activities
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- Oh so many more preschool activities…
Which fire safety activity for preschoolers will you try first? Do you have any ideas we didn’t mention for fire safety?