Putting out fires with our DIY fire extinguishers!

We are coming to the end of our week on fire safety and let me tell you, it has been one busy week! I thought of so many ways we could explore fire safety and a hands down favorite of the week was putting out fires with our DIY fire extinguishers... I found a little fire fighter vest, hat and pretend fire extinguisher to help us introduce our fire safety topic during circletime and then decided it would [...]

By | October 8th, 2014|Categories: Fire Safety Week|Tags: , |3 Comments

Fire safety week in preschool

Did you know that October is Fire Prevention month? Teachers all around the country will be using this opportunity to introduce the concepts of fire prevention and fire safety to their students.  As a teacher or parent of a preschool-age child, you may be wondering how to approach this subject in a developmentally appropriate manner, without scaring your child.  Today, I'd like to share with you a few resources that may be helpful in planning [...]