This holiday safety awareness program delivers critical holiday fire and electrical safety messages to elementary school children in grades 3-5, focusing on decorating, cooking, space heaters, and smoke alarms. The program also includes a valuable Family Information Sheet with Holiday Safety Checklist that fosters vital safety practices for the entire family.

These resources have been developed in accordance with the National Science Education standards.


Safety and Activity Guide


Use these electrical and fire safety tips, in-class activities, and more to teach students how to stay safe during the winter holiday season.

Teaching Guide with Student Activities


Three unique student worksheets reinforce the safety tips and behaviors introduced in the Safety and Activity Guide.

Classroom Poster


This colorful and engaging classroom poster helps students learn to identify electrical and fire dangers related to common holiday activities.

Family Information Sheet


Get families involved in learning about holiday safety by distributing this handy information sheet, which includes a home safety checklist and easy home holiday safety reminders.

Funding for this program was provided by a 2010 Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) Grant from the Department of Homeland Security / Federal Emergency Management Agency.