Activities, Lesson Plans, and More
- Y—Young (PreK-3rd)
- M—Middle (4th-6th)
- O—Older (7th-12th)
- T—Teacher Resources
Smokey the Bear: Wildfire Prevention
The official homepage of Smokey, the Wildfire Prevention Bear. The Smokey website has resources for kids, parents, and educators. The website features videos, how-to infographics, printables, games, workbooks, and other educational resources for K-8 students.
Boy Scouts Fire Safety Merit Badge Activities
These fire safety activities from Boy Scout Trail will encourage students to research, observe, and demonstrate their knowledge of common fire safety issues.
National Geographic Fire Resources
A collection of photos, maps, videos, articles, and interactive resources from the National Geographic on global fires. You can use the resources to integrate fire safety into almost any subject.
NASA Global Fire Map
This interactive map from NASA allows you to track and explore active fires around the world.
Stop Wildfires Game
The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction has an online game where students can assess risks and try to mitigate disasters like tsunamis, hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, and wildfires.
Wildfire Today is a blog dedicated to covering wildfires in the US. You can find articles on all sorts of topics, including recent fires, legislation, and the latest fire science research.
Campus Fire Watch
Campus Fire Watch is an educational blog focused on fire safety for college students. You can find numerous articles on the site, videos, checklists, and other resources for campus fire safety.
Fire Safety for Students with Disabilities
"The Michael H. Minger Foundation was founded after the death of Michael Minger in an arson fire at Murray State University in Kentucky." It performs research and produces public education materials regarding fire safety for students with disabilities.
FEMA Fire Safety Educational Materials and Programs
FEMA has a broad range of fire safety materials you can adapt for students of all ages. Its site hosts informational articles on various fire risks, infographics, photos, worksheets, checklists, and more.
Survive Alive: Fire Prevention and Education
Survive Alive is an educational fire safety website for kids. It offers a downloadable activity book, videos, and quizzes.
Fire Prevention Week Activities and Lesson Plans
The Fire Prevention Week pages will provide you with great activities and lessons to help students learn about fire prevention and how to handle a fire in their home or school. Ideas within this section include: journal activities, lesson plans, and internet resources.
Fire Safety Crafts, Printables, and More
DLTK's Crafts for Kids has a large collection of coloring pages, clip art, craft ideas, and songs to teach fire safety.
Sparky: The Great Fire Dog
The official homepage of Sparky, the Fire Safety Dog. The Sparky website has all sorts of online fire safety activities for kids, such as a virtual fire truck tour, videos, songs, games, printable coloring pages, puzzles, and more.
Fire Safety: Activities to Spark Learning!
A firehouse full of cross-curriculum activities and fire-related Web sites for Fire Prevention Week. From Education World.
National Fire Prevention Association
The NFPA is the sponsor of the yearly National Fire Prevention Week in October. Each year the week has a specific theme to help focus on a specific area of fire prevention. Teacher materials and links to other fire safety resources are available on the website.