October is fire prevention month.
Make learning about fire safety more fun with these fire safety activities, including free fire safety printables, fire truck crafts, and science experiments that explore the science of fire.
Fire Safety Printables
My Fire Safety Book free preschool printable from Things to Share and Remember is perfect for learning what’s safe to touch, fire safety vocabulary, and emergency numbers.
With mazes, skip counting, telling, and more, this Fire Truck K-2 Pack from Royal Baloo and Logi-Bear Too is perfect for early elementary students.
Teach kids all about what to do during a house fire with this Fire Safety Booklet from Teaching Mama.
Help your kids develop number sense and fluency within 10 with these Fire Safety Play Dough Counting Mats from Pre-K Pages.
Work on recognizing important fire safety items with this Printable Fire Safety Scavenger Hunt from Pre-K Pages.
Get kids excited to learn about fire safety with these Lego-Themed Posters from Encouraging Moms at Home.
Fire Safety Activities & Fire Truck Crafts
Demonstrate to kids why you should avoid opening windows in a burning building with this Simple Fire Safety Experiment from Mama Smiles.
From learning to crawl when there’s a fire to a fun cup knock down, these 3 Easy Fire Safety Activities for Preschoolers from Lalymom will be lots of fun for your youngster.
Your child will learn breath control and get needed sensory input with this fun Fire Truck Activity from JDaniel4’s Mom.
Preschoolers will have fun working on the letter “F,” counting skills and more with activities for “F” Is for Fire Truck from There’s Just One Mommy.
Use baking soda and vinegar to make a DIY fire extinguisher like the one from The Science Kiddo.
Work on place value with this Fire House Place Value Chart from JDaniel4’s Mom.
Investigate the science of fire with simple activities from Kids Activities Blog.
You won’t be able to resist this adorable Footprint Fire Truck from Frogs, Snails, and Puppy Dog Tails.
You’ll love this mixed-media Fire Truck Art Activity from The Educators’ Spin on It.
This simple Shape Fire Truck craft from I Can Teach My Child is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers.
Celebrate Fire Prevention Month and make this fun Fire Truck Cake from Preschool Powol Packets.
Fire Safety Videos and Books
Lots & Lots of Fire Songs & Safety Tips Video– Both adults and kids will enjoy this video, packed with safety information and fun songs.
Elmo Visits the Fire House Video — After a fire on Sesame Street leaves Elmo feeling scared, his friends help him feel safe again by discussing what to do in a fire. Perfect for toddlers and preschoolers that love Elmo.
Safety Smart Science with Bill Nye the Science Guy: Fire Classroom Edition Video — Explore the science of fire, including the roles that heat and oxygen play. Bill will also address safety when it comes to fires.
Lots & Lots of Fire Trucks Video — Your child will learn all about what firemen do, about their equipment, and even see firemen in action. Kids will also learn about important fire safety tips.
Miss Mingo and the Fire Drill by Jamie Harper — Miss Mingo and her class of animals prepare for a fire drill. Complete with all the silly antics of other Miss Mingo books, and guaranteed to make learning about fire safety a little less scary for young children.
All Aboard Fire Trucks by Teddy Slater — Big colorful pictures and easy to understand facts make this picture book a favorite for preschoolers.
Arthur’s Fire Drill by Marc Brown — When a fire drill is announced at school, D.W. is afraid the school will burn down. Arthur helps ease her mind by giving her his fire fighter hat and a few tips about fire safety. This leveled reader is good for reading aloud to young kids or for early elementary kids to read on their own.
These fire safety activities are perfect for fire prevention month.
Or, if you have a fire truck fan at home, the fire truck crafts, videos and fire truck books will win big smiles any time of year.