Fire Safety Activities for Kids

These fire-themed activities are great for teaching fire safety, pretend play, and learning how firefighters help our community.

 

Fire Cup Knock Down Game

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You’ll need some red plastic cups, flames made from craft foam, and a water squirter. Then watch your little firefighter put out the flames!

 

 

Fire Slime

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This slime recipe uses only 4 ingredients with “no funky or scary ingredients.”

 

 

Save a Dollhouse from Flames

Place a dollhouse in a bin, cover it in shaving cream mixed with paint or food coloring, and grab a couple of squirt bottles.

 

 

Fire Finger Painting

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Sneak in fine motor development with finger painting! Create fire finger paintings with red, yellow, and orange paint. Mess-free version: place the paper and a few squirts of paint in a gallon-sized zip bag.

 

 

Stop, Drop, and Roll Bowling

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These fun, fire-themed bowling game reminds children of one of the most important rules of fire safety.

 

 

Fire Watercolor Painting

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Graham Cracker Fire Truck Snack

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This yummy fire truck snack is super easy for kids to make themselves!

 

 

Cardboard Fire Trucks

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Aren’t these cardboard fire trucks the cutest things ever?! These are great for pretend play and fire truck races!

 

 

DIY Fire Extinguishers

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Teach the kiddos about fire extinguishers, then make them their own using a spray bottle and duct tape.

 

 

Fire Safety for Kids Resources

Orange County Fire Authority Kids Corner

LA County Fire Department – F.I.R.E. (Family Instructions for Rapid Escape) Guide

Sparky the Fire Dog

 

 

 

What are you favorite fire-themed activities? Let us know below!

 

 

 

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