Fire Prevention Week Safety Tips


October 4-10 is fire prevention week. We all could use a refresher on some safety tips. I’ll be sharing this info with my children as well. There are fun games and printables that you family can explore together to help your child learn ways to stay safe!

Sparky the Fire Dog® needs your help to help spread the word about this year’s Fire Prevention Week theme: “Stay Fire Smart! Don’t Get Burned.” Use the materials in this section to learn how to prevent burns and keep your home fire safe.

Team up with Sparky
Here are some more fun activities:

  • Send a fun Sparky® e-card to your friends and family.
  • Learn how to fold an origami dog (PDF, 783 KB) that looks like Sparky®,
  • Visit the Miller family for a step-by-step guide on home escape planning.
  • Hunt for home hazards with the Simpson family.
  • Staying overnight at a friends’ house? Review our sleepover safety tips.
  • Check out cool games at Sparky’s Arcade.
  • Print out Sparky’s “Five Steps to Fire Safety ” (PDF, 1.8 MB) coloring sheet.

Follow the National Fire Protection Association on Twitter or read their blog to keep up to date on safety tips, news and more.

Information contained in this post was “Reproduced from NFPA’s Fire Prevention Week Web site, www.firepreventionweek.org. ©2009 NFPA.”

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Henrietta Newman is a tech loving, video game playing, pr friendly single mom / gramma blogger who talks about life with a teen daughter, an adult son, a toddler granddaughter and all that it entails. Subscribe to A Hen's Nest for giveaways, delicious family recipes, reviews and more!

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