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Sesame Street Fire Safety Program for Preschool Children

Almost half of child fire deaths are among children age 4 or younger, making them an important audience for fire prevention and education. If you've ever visited a preschool classroom to discuss fire safety or met with older toddlers during community outreach activities, you know they can be a tough crowd to reach.

That's why the U.S. Fire Administration has collaborated with Sesame Workshop on the Sesame Street® Fire Safety Program for preschool kids. The program shows educators how to empower children ages 3 to 5 with essential fire safety information and skills that can make a big difference in case of an emergency.

The program includes easy-to-use lessons, games and activities to help reinforce important fire safety messages, as well as show children what to do if there's a fire and ways to prevent fires from starting. Children's lovable, furry Sesame Street friends will help engage children each step of the way! By sharing this information while children are young, you instill lifelong fire safety habits!

Sesame Street character promoting escape plans

Order Sesame Street materials

The Sesame Street Fire Safety Program curriculum for preschoolers is available in both English and Spanish. The curriculum includes an educator's guide for teachers, a CD of songs and stories, a family guide, a coloring and activity booklet, and a poster.

Fire departments, schools and day care providers

Only U.S. fire departments, schools and day care providers can order printed copies of the full curriculum. Quantity limits apply.

Other audiences

If you are not a member of a fire department or don't work for a school/day care organization, you can still access free printed Sesame Street materials.

Order Sesame Street materials

Interested in printing Sesame Street materials for your organization?

Please contact our Publications Manager, Tomara Arrington, at 301-447-7647 for information on working with Sesame Workshop to print kit copies for your organization from digital artwork source files.

Download Sesame Street materials

The files below can be reproduced by your organization.

Color and Learn – Fire safety coloring and activities booklet for children ages 3-5.

Educator guide – Contains easy-to-use lessons, games and activities for teachers.

Family guide – Information to help families practice fire safety at home.

Poster (English/Spanish) – A poster with safety tips from Firefighter Grover.

Songs and stories – Recordings of the English and Spanish songs and stories included in the Sesame Street program.

Hot Things BurnMP3 2:34Read
Cool WaterMP3 2:21Read
Elmo's Smoke AlarmMP3 1:01Read
Get Out! Stay Out!MP3 1:32Read
Elmo's Fire DrillMP3 1:41Read
Telly Learns What's HotMP3 6:46Read
A Fire Drill, A Fire DrillMP3 3:33Read
Firefighter RuthieMP3 7:11Read
Las cosas calientes quemanMP3 2:28Read
Gatea, sal y no vuelvas a entrarMP3 2:22Read
La alarma de humo de ElmoMP3 1:01Read
Juguemos a caliente a fríoMP3 7:18Read
María la bomberoMP3 5:27Read
Sal y no vuelvas a entrarMP3 6:21Read