As a parent, you want to always have peace of mind that your child is protected in the event of an emergency. It is impossible to be with your child every second of every day. Accidents are going to happen and it is your job as a parent to prepare your child how to handle all kinds of emergency situations. With that said, here are some important topics to cover with your child in regards to fire safety.
The Importance of 9-1-1
Every child should be taught how to dial 9-1-1. This phone number saves countless lives every day and is not a joking matter. There has and always will be children who think prank calling the number is a laughing matter. Do not let your child be one of these kids. It would be unfortunate if the fire department arrives on your doorstep because your child was trying to pull a funny joke. In the event of a fire, your child should be able to call 9-1-1 without hesitation.
Fire Safety Games
Although fire safety is not a game, you can create your own fire safety games for your children. You can get creative and make it fun and educational. For example, there are sorts of fire safety songs you can sing along together. You could also play a game that practices your home’s fire safety plan. Your children will have fun and will be learning extremely important lessons that will keep them safe in the event of a fire.
Stop, Drop, and Roll
Every child needs to know this saying like the back of their hand. “Stop, drop and roll” has been around for decades and is still taught to youngsters for good reason. In the event a child’s clothing was to catch fire, they should instantly know what to do. This really cannot be stressed enough. In addition, children should also know how to properly cover their mouths and faces.
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