Every community has a fire station and they all offer chances for your child to learn about fire safety and test out the equipment, all you have to do is call your local station and ask. We went to Frisco Safety Town in Frisco , Texas while on vacation.
Here is Daddy and the little man checking out the inside of the Fire Engine
There is something magical about a steering wheel to a toddler. We tried to show him the equipment the fire fighters wear but all he wanted to do was drive the fire engine!
That is until he figured out he could play with the radio!
Click here for ” Hurry Hurry Drive the Firetruck”
There are a lot of books about fire fighters and fire engines out there, these are just two of many!
” Even Firefighters Hug Their Moms” by Christine Kole MacLean was disappointing. The illustrations are adorable but it seemed like the author was writing the book more for moms to read than for kids . While some books successfully entertain both parents and children , this one wasn’t very entertaining for anyone. I really wanted to like it, and maybe you will but I won’t be adding it to any must read lists any time soon.
Here are a few online resources for fire safety:
The key to "Even Firefighters Hug their Moms" is to REALLY act out the sounds. My daughter adores the helicopter and ambulance sounds. We read the book at least 3Xs a day!