It’s Fire Safety Week this week! It is awesome to have a special week where we focus on and highlight the importance of fire safety. But teaching about fire safety is an everyday, anytime kind of topic. So in this post, we will make fire safety fun to teach, learn and practice anytime with these fireman activities for preschool.
Younger and older kids can definitely join in! We are bringing you a very comprehensive list that will make teaching this important skill fun and easy to remember.
Awesome Fireman Resources
Fireman Activities for Preschool
Combine learning about firefighters with sensory play! Use liquid watercolored shaving cream to represent the fire, and then watch kids excitedly “put it out.” It can be adapted to be as “clean” or as messy as you want, if some children don’t like getting their hands messy!
Combine literacy with firefighters in this fun interactive way to teach spelling! You could also use the same principal to practice addition or subtraction facts.
With a handprint, make five little firefighters in this adorable little craft!
Enjoy 35 pages of fireman themed printables for preschool including a letter maze, ABC and number charts, graphing, and much more!
Create an interactive lap book with cardstock paper, with firefighter facts, and other preschool learning skills such as numbersand colors.
Create and glue a paper firefighter, with this free printable. It’s great for putting fine motor skills to use.
Make a simple firefighter hat out of a paper plate. Due to its simplicity, it’s great for classrooms or for when working with multiple kids.
What do firefighters do all day? How high does a ladder truck extend? How long does a firefighter’s air supply last? Learn the answers to thee questions and more with this unit study!
Use this free printable to create a firefighter themed play dough set. You’ll need a laminator, so the printables won’t tear when they touch the play dough.
Fun Fireman Books
Fire Truck, Dog and Hydrant Activities for Preschool
Make a fire truck with basic geometric shapes – such as circles, squares, and rectangles!
For a fun firefighter snack, make these fire hydrants from pretzels, fruit leather, gummy Life Saver, gum drop, Cheerios, and icing sugar to put it all together.
Teach recycling and creativity by making a house on fire from a cardboard box! (no real fire is used) You can teach how to get out of the house safely, how to crawl to get out, etc.
Dalmations are a classic symbol of firefighters. Create a simple fire dog pet puppet with a toilet paper tube.
In this child-led art project, strengthen fine motor skills and sensory skills with this messy flame painting.
We hope you enjoyed this list and now have many great ideas to implement throughout the year with your kids.