Introduce Fire Prevention Week to students through fun, interactive lessons and activities. NFPA has everything you need from music and movement fire-safety videos, storybook apps, Common Core-aligned lesson plans and take home materials to get families involved.
- Sparky's Schoolhouse is a classroom portal for teachers. It includes music videos, lesson plans, NFPA's Learn Not To Burn programs, eBooks and apps.
- Sparky's website has several activities that you can use in the classroom.
- Send home this letter in English (PDF) or Spanish (PDF) with your students so they can complete a fire safety checklist with their families.
- I Know My Fire Safety Plan is a short interactive story for kids that breaks down the important points into easy-to-follow steps.
- Our coloring sheet (PDF) allows using creativity while learning a valuable lesson - Plan 2 ways out of every room. This sheet is great for older children and adults.
- Print and pass out our quiz (PDF), and test stidents' knowledge on escape planning and fire safety. A good quiz for older children.
Sing and dance along with SteveSongs as Rosalie and her little brother learn the four key steps to follow when you hear the sound of a smoke alarm. There is also a lesson plan to go with this video for grades K-2. See more videos.
In this fire safety video Recess Monkey and friends take a rollicking ride aboard a flying smoke alarm to teach children and their families important fire-safety skills. Through a funky mix of five musical genres, from rap to country, the band and a crew of kids sing and dance their way to safety: "What's that sound? It goes beep, beep, beep. If there's a fire, got to move your feet!"