Fire safety is a critical topic that all children should learn about, but finding ways to teach it can be challenging. Fortunately, books can help! From colorful picture books to engaging chapter books, these titles are sure to help your child understand the importance of fire safety and how to stay safe in the event of a fire.
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Fire Safety Books for Kids
No Dragons for Tea
While out for a walk with her mom, a little girl has the surprise of her life — she meets a real, live, fire-breathing dragon! Now this dragon is nothing to be afraid of — in fact, he’s so friendly that she invites him home for tea. But their afternoon snack is suddenly interrupted when the dragon sneezes and sets the table ablaze. Luckily, the girl knows just what to do, and she teaches her new friend to be fire smart, too.
Firefighters A to Z
Every day, brave firefighters come to our rescue. When the fire alarm sounds, men and women put on their uniforms, slide down the firehouse pole, jump in their big red trucks, and rush to save our lives. From the minute the fire alarm rings, the day of a firefighter is filled with adventure — and danger. Wherever there is a fire, we can be sure that firefighters will always be there!
Miss Mingo’s Fire Drill
Stop! Drop! Roll! Learning the rules of fire safety is a lot more fun (and less scary) when demonstrated by a charming and diverse group of animals. Alligator, Panda, Octopus, and the others work hard to master the rules of fire safety and perform the perfect fire drill, but thinking about fire is a bit nerve-wracking, and each of them reacts differently — often with hilarious results.
Fly Guy Presents: Firefighters
Fly Guy and Buzz are off on another exciting field trip. This time, they’re visiting the fire station! There, they will learn all about firefighters, fire trucks, and fire safety. They’ll even get to zoom down the fire pole and try on a firefighter helmet! Come along to learn all about firefighters in this fun nonfiction reader. You can find activities to pair with this book here.
Stop, Drop, and Roll
Jessica has always been a worrier, and learning about fire safety is making her more nervous than ever. But our favorite worrywart is about to discover that knowing what to do in an emergency is the best (and only) way to extinguish her fire-safety fears!
Fire! Fire! Gail Gibbons
The alarm sounds. FIRE! FIRE! Big trucks roll out of the firehouse and race to the scene. Out come the soft hoses and aerial ladders. Whether the fire is in the city or in the country, on the waterfront or in a deep forest, fire fighters are on the scene in moments, ready to attack the blaze.
Ready, Freddy! Firehouse Fun
Freddy Thresher’s first-grade class is taking an exciting field trip — to the local fire station, where they’ll learn safety tips and how firefighters do their jobs! You can find activities to pair with this book here.
Curious George and the Firefighters
George and the man with the yellow hat join a school field trip to the firehouse, where George finds all sorts of new things to explore. There are helmets, uniforms, and even a big red fire truck! This curious monkey meets a company of unsuspecting firefighters, and when the fire alarm goes off, the firefighters are off to the rescue. George is ready to join them, but what can he do to help?
I Want to Be a Firefighter
My brother and I both want to be firefighters, but we can’t decide what kind to be. When firefighters from Fire District 1 visit our school for Fire Safety Day, we learn that there are firefighters who fight forest fires and work at airports to help with airplane emergencies. Did you know that there are other kinds of firefighters too? There are firefighters who figure out how a fire started and fight fires before they even happen. Maybe I’ll be a firefighter, too?
Plan and Prepare!
Do you know the four rules of fire safety? Have a plan. Get out fast. Stay low. And don’t open hot doors. This sing-along picture book will make kids want to practice these four life-saving rules over and over again.
Stop, Drop, and Roll!
What should you do if flames get on your clothes? Stop, drop, and roll! This sing-along picture book will make kids want to practice this life-saving skill over and over again.
What should you do if there’s a fire? Get to safety and call 9-1-1! This sing-along picture book lets kids practice this vital skill in a fun, safe way.
Get Out, Stay Out!
What should you do if there is a fire in your home? Get out, stay out. Call for help. This sing-along picture book will help kids remember this life-saving rule.
Dolley the Fire Dog NGK
Meet courageous canine Dolley, and follow her as she spends an exciting day at work with the fire department.
A fire truck has had a big day of putting out fires and saving kittens, and now it’s time to sleep. After making sure all is quiet and safe, he rolls back into the station for a shower, swishes and swigs a bedtime refreshment, and settles in with a bedtime story. But a hero’s job is never done, and the fire truck dreams of taming a ferocious campfire and celebrating the end of his exciting day with s’mores!
Pete the Cat: Firefighter Pete
Pete and his classmates are excited about their field trip to the firehouse. They get to slide down the pole, meet all the brave firefighters, and even try on their helmets and gear. But when the alarm goes off, it’s time for Pete to jump on the fire truck, grab the hose, and help the firefighters save the day!
The Gingerbread Man Loose on the Fire Truck
Guess who gets to go along on a field trip to the firehouse? The Gingerbread Man! But when he falls out of his classmate’s pocket, Spot the Dalmatian comes sniffing around. Luckily, this Gingerbread Man is one smart cookie, and he races into the fire truck, up the pole, and all through the station, staying one step ahead of the hungry dog the whole time. Then an emergency call comes in and the Gingerbread Man knows just what to do.
Fire! Fuego! Brave Bomberos!
At the station, sirens sound.
Corazones start to pound.
“House fire!” says el capitán.
“¡Fuego! Get your helmets on!”
So begins a rollicking race to save a burning casa from the roaring flames, and these bomberos are up to the task, with hoses ready and sirens blaring.
When forest fires blaze, the airplanes at Nif-C spring into action! Some swoop low to spray water on the flames. Others drop bright red fire retardant. Little Smokey hasn’t quite figured out her job yet, but she wants to help. . . . And when a fire like no other flares up–a fire that none of the other planes can control–it’s Smokey’s turn to show what she’s made of.
A Day in the Life of a Firefighter DK
The fire alarm goes off! Rob Green and the other firefighters go into action. Is there time to save a little girl’s dog?
Big Frank’s Fire Truck
Big Frank tells young readers all about firefighting and the many other important jobs firefighters do: fire safety training, fire inspection, helping at accident scenes, and more. It’s all in a day’s–and night’s–work for our firefighting friend and his crew.
Do you have a favorite book about fire safety that didn’t make the list? Let me know so I can check it out!
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