October is Fire Safety Month and there are many websites that provide printable and online activities for your students. This might be one may of those topics that you just can’t seem to get to throughout the year, but it is a required subject for us who homeschool here in Ohio. I have a list of websites that have games, coloring sheets, and activities for your students.
Fire Safety Lapbook If your children like to create lapbooks, then this lapbook has all the important ideas you want to cover with them concerning fire safety. There are also some books that you can read to your children about Stop, Drop, and Roll and campfire safety.
Ohio Division of Forestry has coloring and activity pages as well as lesson plans for teachers that pertain to wildfires. There is even a certificate for your child when s/he has completed the lessons.
National Fire Prevention Association The NFPA has online videos, ebooks, and a phone app to help students learn about fire safety.
What about taking your children on a tour of your local firehouse? The firemen are happy to have visitors, just call to see when you can come for a visit. This would be a good introduction to your young ones so they won’t be scared if they see a fireman with his oxygen mask and helmet on since the firemen take the time to let the children see them put on their coats and masks.
Remember to change your smoke detector batteries and practice fire escape routes at your house. Above all, be prepared and safety conscious. 🙂