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Fire Safety Programs Offered to Schools in LFD's Service Area

Fire Safety Programs Available Include:

Smoke Alarms Safety Education for Preschoolers

Books, puppets, songs and action rhymes are used to teach preschoolers about the dangers of smoke and the purpose of smoke alarms.  This interactive program teaches safety while promoting literacy.  Story time is thirty minutes in length and is presented at the requesting organizations location.  Participants will receive a fire hat, bookmark and an activity book that reinforces the concepts learned in the program. 

Fire Fighters are Friends (Preschool)

Children will learn that firefighters are friends who come to help in emergencies during this program that involves a student from your class donning a child-size set of gear while one of our firefighters dons his/her gear.  Children will also see a fire engine and equipment firefighters use while learning more about firefighters as community helpers.  This 30 minute program is presented at your location.  Participants will receive a “Firefighters are my friends!” sticker and activity sheet. This program is offered in conjunction with Smoke Alarms Go Beep.

 
Stop Drop and Roll Program for Kindergarteners

Children will enjoy listening to and discussing Stop, Drop and Roll, a Jessica Worries book by Margery Cuyler.  While learning about the stop, drop and roll procedure, each student will have the   opportunity to practice this life-saving skill.  The program ends with the students actively participating in a song that reinforces the concepts learned in the program.  This interactive program teaches safety while promoting literacy.  Story time is thirty minutes in length and is presented at your school to individual classrooms.  Participants will receive a bookmark and activity book.
 

Importance of 9-1-1 Safety

Children will enjoy listening to and discussing Impatient Pamela Calls 9-1-1 by Mary Koski.  During this hands-on program, children will learn when and how to call 9-1-1 through an interactive call-in experience.  This     interactive program teaches safety while      promoting literacy.  Story time is thirty minutes in length and is presented at your school.  Participants will receive a bookmark and activity book that reinforces the concepts learned.   
 

Escape Plan for the Home in the Event of an Emergency

Children will enjoy listening to and discussing No Dragons For Tea by Jean Pendziwol.  During this time, children will be visited by “Dusty the Dragon” who will help teach them what to do when there’s a fire.  Children will also get in the groove and rap along with our firefighter friends about the importance of fire safety.  Story time is thirty minutes in length and is presented at your school.  Participants will receive a bookmark and activity book that reinforces the concepts learned.    Instructors will need a DVD or VHS player.
 

“Safety House”


Children will enjoy learning about Exit Drills In The Home (E.D.I.T.H.) by experiencing first-hand how to exit their home in case of a fire!  This 28-foot, mobile classroom features child-size rooms and mimics real life fire hazards such as smoke and heated doors.  By creating simulated hazards in a controlled environment, children have the opportunity to practice and demonstrate proper responses to fire.  Participants will receive a pencil, fun eraser topper or sharpener, and an activity book that encourages them to sit down with their parents and plan their escape.
 

Hazards in the Home


Children will become aware of hazards within their home through the use of our interactive     Hazard House. Children can locate hazards and other harmful objects and will demonstrate and explain what to do when they are located.  This thirty minute program is presented at your school.  Participants will receive a bracelet, pencil and an activity sheet to help reinforce the concepts learned.  Instructors will need a large table in the front of the room to place the Hazard House on.   

Juvenile Fire Setting Deterrence program


Juvenile fire setting is a growing problem across our country.  It is believed that children under the age of 18 start 55% of all fires.  This program is presented to fifth grade students in an effort to deter fire setting behavior.