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STUDY IN PLACE! FIRE SAFETY LESSONS FOR KIDS OF ALL AGES
With many students, teachers and families adjusting to home-learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, SVFD has begun sharing fire safety lessons on weekdays at 10am on our Facebook page. Here’s a sampling of some of the recent videos, handouts, and other lessons about avoiding danger, instilling knowledge and inspiring future learning about careers in fire service.
Use this 3-minute video to check in with young children about how to play safe.
Walk Away? Stay and Play? https://youtu.be/PH1YOUx42uU
Looking for fun activities for younger aged kids while social distancing? Here is a video of Firefighting’s Weird History & Fascinating Future. https://youtu.be/Yp_LcaxBqJA
Extra Credit: Expand this lesson by downloading a standards-aligned classroom lesson plan that includes an informational text reading and related discussion questions to use alongside the video.
Middle and high schoolers:
This is for kids and teenagers who are thinking about the fire service industry, but not necessarily work as fire fighters. Three National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Fire Engineers talk about why they love what they do.
Follow along weekdays at 10am for more educational opportunities for the kids in your life at facebook.com/SpokaneValleyFireDepartment
Stay safer with fire safety!
- Julie Happy