October 9-15 is Fire Prevention Week in the United States. Most cities organize parades and information workshops to mark this important event. We can all use a fire drill now and then. Since our children are not in a school setting, where they do actual fire drills, we should all, as homeschooling parents, make sure we cover this important safety topic.
We have taught our children what to do in the event there is a fire. We have an escape route and a meeting place outside. Of course, we check our smoke detector batteries regularly.
Many videos online can help your children understand fire safety better. My children watch Danger Rangers and they have actually taught me some things. Or, at least, they have surprised me by telling me out of the blue about something they learned on Danger Rangers. Continue reading