Books for Teaching Fire Safety
Teach about fire safety with some of these read-aloud friendly titles.
A Day With Firefighters
by Jan Kottke
This is an easy reader with predictable text that is a highly motivating book. Students love learning about firefighters!
Classroom Tip: I use this book to introduce fire safety vocabulary. Then I put the book in the reading center for the students to read on their own or with a partner.
Clifford the Firehouse Dog
by Norman Bridwell
Clifford the Firehouse Dog comes to the rescue! This is a favorite book in our classroom.
Classroom Tip: We keep the Clifford theme and create Clifford-shaped book covers for our book about fire safety.
My Fire Engine
by Michael Rex
Children learn fire tips and about firemen in this book designed for young children.
Classroom Tip: I use this book to help students learn fire safety tips. The students can illustrate their own fire safety rule.
by Paul P. and Diane M. Sipiera
This non-fiction book thoroughly explains wildfires.
Classroom Tip: I have a parent volunteer or high school student read this book to a small group of students who would like to learn more about wildfires.
by Gail Gibbons
Fire! Fire! Fire in the city, in the country, in the forest and on the water. This is a wonderful book explaining the roles of firefighters and dispatchers in various situations.
Classroom Tip: This read-aloud book is a great discussion starter about fires and fire safety.
by Anne Rockwell
This is a fun book to learn about fire engines.
Classroom Tip: This book could be used for young readers in the reading center.
Firefighters A to Z
by Chris Demarest
The photographs in this alphabet book make learning about firefighters even more exciting.
Classroom Tip: You can create your own classroom fire alphabet book using this book as a model.