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Reinforce fire safety practices with this easy craftivity, where students promise to never play with fire. The flames are a child's hand prints. (Look closely and you'll see that they've been crinkled to look more like flames.) Older students attach their "bonfire" to a writing prompt paper, (2 choices) color and complete the prompt.  I've included a "We Promise" pledge poster for everyone to sign.  This craftivity has been up-dated and is a special FREEBIE in my TpT shop.  Click on the link to grab your copy today: Keep Your Hands Off Fire!

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fire safety ideas, fire safety lessons, 911 activities, dialing 911 lessons, 911 lessons, fire safety books, 911 crafts, fire safety activities, arts and crafts for fire safety, fire safety crafts, common core fire safety, bibliography of fire safety books, fire safety bulletin board ideas, a list of fire safety books, This month has simply gotten away from me; with so much to do it's a bit overwhelming.  My "to do" list keeps getting longer; I no sooner cross a few things off, and then find myself adding a zillion more; I'm certain everyone can relate.

fire safety ideas, fire safety lessons, fire safety activities, arts and crafts for fire safety, fire safety crafts, common core fire safety, bibliography of fire safety books, fire safety bulletin board ideas, a list of fire safety books, Unfortunately, I did not get to design any of the stack of fire safety ideas that I wanted to.  However, I do have quite a bit of fire safety FREEBIES from the past available. 

If you're looking for a list of tried and true Fire Safety books you're kiddo's will enjoy, click on the link to take a peek at my Fire Safety Book Bibliography, it's a list of 55 of my all-time favorites.

I know that the "official" Fire Safety Week, was last week, but with many teachers having conferences, and some schools not celebrating Halloween, I thought maybe some of you would be working on Fire Safety now. 

fire safety ideas, fire safety lessons, fire safety activities, arts and crafts for fire safety, fire safety crafts, common core fire safety, bibliography of fire safety books, fire safety bulletin board ideas, a list of fire safety books, Since craft ideas seem to be the most downloaded and pinned lately, I thought I'd share the fire safety craftivities my Y5's have done in the past.  The handprint stop sign was a parent favorite.

We accomplished all of these "craftivities" in a week's time.  I set a new one up each day as a center. 

fire safety ideas, fire safety lessons, fire safety activities, arts and crafts for fire safety, fire safety crafts, common core fire safety, bibliography of fire safety books, fire safety bulletin board ideas, a list of fire safety books, Our hallway always looked amazing and displaying their work not only helped build their self-esteem, but showed the rest of the school what we were doing. 

fire safety ideas, fire safety lessons, 911 activities, dialing 911 lessons, 911 lessons, fire safety books, 911 crafts, fire safety activities, arts and crafts for fire safety, fire safety crafts, common core fire safety, bibliography of fire safety books, fire safety bulletin board ideas, a list of fire safety books, With each project, I reinforced life-saving fire safety rules, trying to gently beat into their heads that they should NEVER play with matches, etc.

Many of the "craftivities" reflect this important rule.  My personal favorite is the flip-up matchbook. I was also pretty happy with the way the Kleenex box - "House on fire" turned out too.  We did this as a shape review with our 2nd-grade reading buddies.

fire safety ideas, fire safety lessons, 911 activities, dialing 911 lessons, 911 lessons, fire safety books, 911 crafts, fire safety activities, arts and crafts for fire safety, fire safety crafts, common core fire safety, bibliography of fire safety books, fire safety bulletin board ideas, a list of fire safety books, My Y5's also enjoyed chanting: "I'm alert, so I won't get hurt." little ditty that I made up, as well as giving themselves a "thumbs up" when we'd go over all sorts of fire safety rules that they had learned.

fire safety ideas, fire safety lessons, 911 activities, dialing 911 lessons, 911 lessons, fire safety books, 911 crafts, fire safety activities, arts and crafts for fire safety, fire safety crafts, common core fire safety, bibliography of fire safety books, fire safety bulletin board ideas, a list of fire safety books, Even though they had a blast pretending to be on fire, and then stop-dropping-and rolling, they knew the importance of that advice. 

fire safety ideas, fire safety lessons, 911 activities, dialing 911 lessons, 911 lessons, fire safety books, 911 crafts, fire safety activities, arts and crafts for fire safety, fire safety crafts, common core fire safety, bibliography of fire safety books, fire safety bulletin board ideas, a list of fire safety books, We also practiced dialing 911 on real (non-working) cell phones that parents had donated over the years. 

Since my Y5-er's were forever mixing up 6's and 9's, I wanted to make sure that they "got it!" Quite a few fire safety activities that I've posted, revolve around practicing 911.

After one of my more inquisitive kiddo's, dialed it for real, at home "to see if it worked" I made sure to explain in even more detail, that this was for emergency purposes only, and then we'd discuss what an emergency was.  Five years later, one of my kiddo's saved the day when he called 911 when his family's trailer caught fire from an electrical problem.

fire safety ideas, fire safety lessons, fire safety activities, arts and crafts for fire safety, fire safety crafts, common core fire safety, bibliography of fire safety books, fire safety bulletin board ideas, a list of fire safety books, The Fire Safety Art & Activities packet is a whopping 63-pages long and includes some full color pictures, + copy-ready patterns and step-by-step directions for each project.  This was one of the first packets that I made when I launched the site, so it doesn't reflect all of the software improvements I now incorporate with recent designs, but it's still a favorite of many visitors. 

fire safety ideas, fire safety lessons, 911 activities, dialing 911 lessons, 911 lessons, fire safety books, 911 crafts, fire safety activities, arts and crafts for fire safety, fire safety crafts, common core fire safety, bibliography of fire safety books, dalmation puppy puppets, dalmatian sock puppets, fire safety bulletin board ideas, a list of fire safety books, I really wish I had the time to revamp some of the older files, but a lot of them are 50-100 pages long, so I have to content myself with letting the past go and simply design new stuff each day with the quality I now have in place. 

fire safety ideas, fire safety lessons, 911 activities, dialing 911 lessons, 911 lessons, fire safety books, 911 crafts, fire safety activities, arts and crafts for fire safety, fire safety crafts, common core fire safety, bibliography of fire safety books, dalmation puppy puppets, dalmatian sock puppets, fire safety bulletin board ideas, a list of fire safety books, These fire safety activities all involve many of your report card standards, so children are learning and reinforcing much-needed math, writing, and science concepts while enjoying art.

They are a wonderful way to help increase listening and following direction skills, as well as cutting and other fine motor skills too.  To me, there is nothing better than hands-on, when it comes to working with little ones.

fire safety ideas, fire safety lessons, 911 activities, dialing 911 lessons, 911 lessons, fire safety books, 911 crafts, fire safety activities, arts and crafts for fire safety, fire safety crafts, common core fire safety, bibliography of fire safety books, dalmation puppy puppets, dalmatian sock puppets, fire safety bulletin board ideas, a list of fire safety books, Use their completed and adorable "mess-terpieces" as bulletin boards, hallway and classroom decorations or for portfolios.   My Y5's personal favorite was the Dalmatian puppy sock puppet, as well as making and wearing their paper fire hat.

My little ones got a kick out of writing their puppy's name on their adoption certificate, which is included in the packet. When everyone completed their Dalmatian, we'd sit in a circle on the carpet.  Wearing their puppy puppet, children would take a turn having their dog bark and say its name + a fire safety rule. 

We'd do the Puppy Pokey, and they'd place their puppy in the position of whatever spatial direction I called out.  "Put your puppy UNDER your arm, OVER your head, BETWEEN your legs etc." It was a fun way to get the wiggles out and review spatial direction words at the same time.

Click on the link to view/download the Fire Safety Art & Activities packet.   If you're looking for more fire safety FREEBIES click on the link to pop on over to that section of my site.  

fire safety ideas, fire safety lessons, 911 activities, dialing 911 lessons, 911 lessons, fire safety books, 911 crafts, fire safety activities, arts and crafts for fire safety, fire safety crafts, common core fire safety, bibliography of fire safety books, dalmation puppy puppets, dalmatian sock puppets, fire safety bulletin board ideas, a list of fire safety books, Thanks for visiting today.  Feel free to PIN anything you like.   To ensure that "pinners" return to THIS blog article, click on the green title at the top; it will turn black. Now click on the "Pin it" button located on the burgundy menu bar.  If you'd like to see all of the terrific-educational items that I pin, click on the heart button to the right of the blog. 

"Never let your fears hold you back from pursuing your hopes." -John F. Kennedy

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