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Hi Kids! Fire Prevention Week is my favorite time of year. This year, we are learning about staying safe in the kitchen. No matter how old you are, kitchen safety is important.

Take a look around my Fire Prevention Week page. Try my hidden picture, make a kid-free zone around your stove,make a snack with my new recipes, and have some fun! We will be posting new activities all summer so check back with us.
-- Sparky the Fire Dog

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Do you like helping out in the kitchen and cooking up tasty snacks for your friends and family? Cooking can be lots of fun, but it's important that kids know how to be safe in the kitchen. These tips can help you figure out what you're old enough to do on your own -- and when it's time to ask an adult for help.

Print out our Kids in the Kitchen sheet for suggestions by age group.

Print out our Kids in the Kitchen recipes for family-friendly cooking ideas.



What do three smoke alarms, a baseball hat, and a fried-egg have in common? You can find them all in our new kitchen safety hidden picture.

Make your own Kid-Free Zone Marker so you can see how far away from the stove you should be.

Work on math and literacy skills with your child, while learning the importance of having an outside meeting place in case of a fire in your home.

Number maze: preschool - Kindergarten

Letter maze: preschool - Kindergarten

Word maze: grades 1-2


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