Safety is a job for everyone in the family, not just the adults. The enthusiasm that children bring to fire prevention efforts, emergency preparedness and health often spur adults to take action. From reminders to check smoke alarms to knowing where a fire extinguisher is located, kids can help to ensure their families are ready.
This section contains age-appropriate resources that kids will find helpful in learning about the role they can play in home safety and fire safety.
- Sparky the Fire Dog – This website is by the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) and includes games, downloadable activities, interactive learning tools, and cartoon.
- Fire Safe Kids – This website includes activities for kids, coloring pages, games, and learning lessons.
- The Burn Institute’s Fire Safe Kid – This website includes lots of activities for kids and families including games, videos, and quizzes. There are also tools for teachers, curriculm guides, and group activities.
- Fire Safety for Kids from the American Red Cross – Help your child learn how to survive and prevent fires and how to escape a fire.
- U.S. Fire Administration – Includes activities for children, a firetruck foldup activity sheet, and information on prevention and safety.