Hi Kids! Fire Prevention Week is my favorite time of year. This year, we are learning about smoke alarms. Having smoke alarms in your home is very important. Smoke alarms let you know when there is a fire. Working smoke alarms give you time to get outside and stay outside.

We will be posting new activities all summer so check back with us.
-- Sparky the Fire Dog


Take a look around your home. You need a smoke alarm on every floor and inside every bedroom. Now you can help me! Grab a grown-up and have them press the test button on each and every one to make sure they work.

Print out our smoke alarm calendar to remind you every month to test your smoke alarms.



What do 10 smoke alarms, Mrs. O'Leary's cow, and a Sparky mummy have in common? You can find them all in our new smoke alarm hidden picture.

music videos


Little Rosalie: Sing and dance along with SteveSongs as Rosalie and her little brother learn the four key steps to follow when you hear the sound of a smoke alarm.
Best for grades PreK-1

What's that sound

What's That Sound? Can Recess Monkey and their gang of pals brave Sparky's flying smoke alarm to learn what it takes to stay fire safe?
Best for grades 2-3

Work on math and sequencing skills with your child, while learning the importance of smoke alarms.

Smoke alarm tracing: preschool - kindergarten

Smoke alarm math: grades 1-3

crack the code imagewrite a sparky poem

Calling all secret safety agents! Crack the code and solve Sparky's secret safety message.

Fire Prevention Week is a perfect time to work on poetry writing in the form of acrostics. NFPA's "Write a Sparky Poem" printable has a sample poem and word bank to help get you started.


Wish your friends and family a Happy Fire Prevention Week with a Sparky eCard!