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EHS Fire Safety Week

Changes to Environment

Fire Truck made from cardboard box Fire Fighter Hat Books about fire safety Fire Fighter Smock Red, Yellow, Orange Felt, Paper, Paint, Playdough, Markers, etc. Dalmatian Dog Fire Truck Water Pail Water Pump Oxygen Tank (made from 2 liter bottles) Pictures of Fire Fighters Fire Fighter Figurines Fire Fighter/Fire Safety File Folder Game Fire Extinguisher (made from a 2 liter bottle) Fire Fighter Badges Fire Hydrant (made from small trash can, etc) Used Smoke Detector (make sure there are no batteries, wires etc. showing or anything a child could get hurt on) Water table: water pump, water pail, firefighter, yellow, red and orange foam pieces cut to look like flames, etc Sensory table: torn red, yellow, and orange tissue paper, water pail, plastic fire fighters, small firetruck, etc

Teaching Concepts for Indoor Experiences

1. Practice calling 911 2. Look at pictures of Fire Fighters, talk about how the are here to help in case of a fire, etc. 3. Have Fire Department conduct an on-site field trip (be sure to list under Special Activities on Lesson Plan) 4. Paint “fire” with red, yellow and orange. 5. Put the fire out (laminate or contact paper fire flames, write the letter F on them and have children squirt with squirt bottles to “put the fire (F) out”) 6. Dot the Dalmatian with bingo dabbers 7. Pretend play fire fighter using dress up clothes and homemade items listed above in changes.

Teaching Concepts for Outdoor Experiences

1. Stop drop and roll 2. Fire Truck Race (push the fire trucks and see who can get there the quickest to put the “fire” out) If you don’t have enough fire trucks then let children run/crawl and pretend they are driving a fire truck. 3. Fire Crawl (teach children how to crawl on the ground like they would in a real fire)

Teaching Concepts for Music Movement Wellness IMIL

1. Community Helpers by Shaun Brown 2. 911 Rap I know a number that is really hot, It’s only for people in a hot hot spot. If you see a fire, If you see a crime, The number is the same every single time. This very special number is never for fun This very special number is 911 3. I‘m A Little Firefighter I’m a little fire fighter on the go Here is my helmet, here is my hose When I see a fire hear me shout, Turn on the water and put the fire out! 4. Stop, Drop, and Roll What do you do when your clothes catch fire? Three simple steps to put it out STOP where you are, Don’t run, Don’t run! DROP to the ground and ROLL all around What do you do when your clothes catch fire? Three simple steps to put it out. STOP, DROP, and ROLL 5. Firefighter (tune: Frere Jacques) Firefighter, fighter You are brave, you are brave. Putting out the fires, putting out the fires. Lives you save, lives you save. 6. I Am A Fireman (tune: I’m A Little Teapot) I am a fireman, dressed in red. With my fire hat on my head. I can drive the firetruck, fight fire too. And I help make things safe for you. 7. Stop, Drop, and Roll (tune: Hot Cross Buns) Stop, drop and roll Stop, drop, and roll If your clothes ever catch on fire Stop, drop, and roll.

Teaching Concepts for Fingerplays

1. Hurry, Hurry, Drive The Fire Truck 2. Where is the Firefighter? Where is the firefighter? Where is the firefighter? Here he is, here she is. Putting out the fires, Putting out the fires, He’s our friend, She’s our friend. 3. I’m a Firefighter I’m a fighter (point at self) Here’s my hose (outstretch arm with finger pointed) I put out fires As everyone knows When I see a fire (hand over brow) I douse it out (outstretch arm with finger pointed) “Thank you! Thank you!” People shout! 4. Help Is On The Way 9-1-1, 9-1-1 (make a nine and a one with hands) Help is on the way; help is on the way When I need your help, I know what to do I dial this number for me and for you (pretend to dial number) It calls the police and the firehouse too (pretend to talk on phone) It’s 9-1-1. (make nine and one with hands) 5. In Case of Fire When you see a fire, call 9-1-1! (hand over brow, pretend to dial, make nine and one with hands) When you see a fire, call 9-1-1! 9-1-1! The fire truck will come (pretend to drive) When you see a fire, call 9-1-1! (hand over brow, pretend to dial, make nine and one with hands)

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