Fire safety is an important topic that our children learn about from an early age. Fire safety week falls in the month of October, but fire fighter and fire safety themes happen all year long. Adding gross motor and fine motor skills right into the fire safety theme is an excellent way to promote movement and development all while keeping in the theme. The following fire safety gross motor and fine motor activities will help you with this process.
Fire Safety Gross Motor and Fine Motor Activities
Try these fire ladder drills to work on gross motor and agility. These full sheet printables can be found in the Community Helpers Movement Pack or get a set of fire fighter agility cards from the freebie library.
Work on your fine motor skills with the fire hydrant dot painting. This can be found in the fire safety fine motor pack.
Beading the fire pole is another great way to work on fine motor skills with a fire safety theme. This can be found in the fire safety fine motor pack too.
Try tracing or using manipulatives along the fire hoses. Another great way to work on fine motor skills from the fire safety fine motor skills pack.
Fast, fun, efficient and quick describe fire fighter brain break cards. Do as many as you’d like at one time. Let your kids pick the cards or you be in charge. No matter what way you utilize the fire safety brain break cards your kids will love them and so will you. See all of the ideas in the fire fighter brain break ideas post. Get the fire fighter brain break cards!
Even more fine motor plus number practice can be done when you get this activity as part of the fire safety fine motor pack.
Create your very own fire truck by working on cutting out shapes! This fire safety craft activity is part of the fire safety fine motor pack.
Work on pre-writing strokes with a fire safety or fire fighter theme when you get this in the fire safety fine motor pack.
More Motor Planning
Love the fire safety motor planning theme idea? You can even get more ideas when you check out all of the different motor planning themes from Pink Oatmeal!