K-12 Fire Safety Units and Resources

Primary (Pre-K – Grade 3)

Fire Safety Unit from Educators Reference Desk. Includes activities about fire and fire safety across the entire curriculum

Fire Prevention Lesson Plans from the National Fire Protection Association

Stop Drop Roll 3 day kindgergarten unit

Exploring Fire Safety in the Pre-K classroom – a month long unit

Coloring Pages and Resources for Pre-K to Grade 1

Fire Safety Unit for elementary students

Fire Safety Activities for Primary Grades

Topic Quest Lesson Plan with technology connection through the internet, and a web site where students can create a fire escape plan

KinderHive Fire Safety Unit covers all learning centers for younger students

Smoke Detectives  fire safety curriculum from State Farm Life Insurance

Survive Alive Fire Safety Activity pages and test from Allstate

Junior (Grade 4-Grade 6)

 Fire Prevention Resources and Lesson Plans from Office of the Fire Commissioner of Manitoba

Mount Lebanon Fire Department Fire Safety Unit Adaptable for younger and older students

A Fire Safety Web Site for middle school students. Lots of information and ways to integrate it into your curriculum

Smoke Detectives Grades 3-5 curriculum from State Farm Life Insurance

Intermediate (Grade 7-Grade 9)

Wildfire Firefighter WebQuest 

A Fire ThinkQuest for Intermediate Students Lots of excellent information across all disciplines.

Senior (Grade 10-Grade 12)

Smokey the Bear and Algerbra  A mathematical look at how the factors that create a forest fire intersect. Adapted from a 1999 article in Mathematics Teacher, Smokey the Bear Takes Algebra. Full week mathematics unit

Blazing Laptops Students learn how technology helps fight fires, using examples from the San Bernadino Valley, and research the factors that cause fires.

General Resources

Smokey The Bear Teachers’ Guide and Classroom Resources from Smokey the Bear. Not for the youngest set only – lots of resources here to use with students of all ages

Downloadable Coloring Book from the Milwaukee Fire Department for use during Fire Safety Week.

What Does Fire Need? Science lesson on fire for grades 3-5