For teachers

Introduce Fire Prevention Week to students through fun, interactive lessons and activities. NFPA has everything you need from music and movement fire-safety videos, Common Core aligned lesson plans and take home materials to get families involved.

Teachers! Just in time for Fire Prevention Week, Sparky the Fire Dog® and his friends set out to solve a mystery in The Case of the Missing Smoke Alarms, a new free app that teaches kids fire-safety skills in a way that’s both educational and fun. With a compelling new story, standards-aligned materials for math and English Language Arts, loads of tappable animations and even a high-flying game, this app will bring laughter and learning to your classroom or home.

 What a Character lesson plan  Smoke Alarm Sound lesson plan
Related lessons
  • What a Character!
    Teach your students about character traits while they learn how to stay fire safe. (Meets CCSS Standards for 1st and 2nd grade.)
  • Smoke Alarm Sounds
    Show your students proper punctuation along with the proper reaction to the “beep, beep, beep” of a smoke alarm. (Meets CCSS Standards for 1st and 2nd grade.)

Teachers: You can also send home a letter to your students' parents in English (PDF, 610 KB) or Spanish (PDF, 610 KB) about Fire Prevention Week.

Video: 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.
Best for grades PreK-1


Video: Can Recess Monkey and their gang of pals brave Sparky's flying smoke alarm to learn what it takes to stay fire safe?
Best for grades 2-3

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