Sunday, October 13, 2013

Fire Safety Fingerplays, Rhymes, Poems and Songs List & FREEBIE!





Welcome to our Firefighter Fingerplays, Rhymes, Poems and Songs page! We hope you enjoy the Fire Safety list I have compiled over the decades and implement some of these rhymes in your classroom today! If you know anymore fire safety rhymes, post them in the comments below!




Fingerplays and songs are a fun way of introducing poetry to children. They are also useful tools for practicing fine motor skills, following directions and introducing concepts.







Here are some of our FAV Fire Fighter Safety Fingerplays, Songs and Poems we have done in class over the years:


Always Alert

I am a smoke detector and I say "Beep" (squat)
I am your nose when you're asleep. (point to your nose; then pretend to sleep)
If there is a fire and smoke is all around, (Wiggle hand and fingers all around.)
I'll wake you up with a very loud sound. (Jump up and raise your hands high.)
BEE-EE-EE-EEP! (Everyone beeping.)





Big Red Fire Truck 

Sing to: Twinkle, twinkle, Little Star

Big red fire truck, ladder on the top,
Going to a fire where it will stop.
Long curving hose carried about,
Splashing water from its spout.
The fire and smoke are going away,
Now it's time to shout HURRAY!




Brave Firefighter

Sing to: Frere Jacques

Firefighter, firefighter
You are brave, you are brave
Putting out the fires, putting out the fires
Lives you save, lives you save. 





Another Version:

Sing to: 3 Blind Mice

Brave firefighters, brave firefighters, 

See how they run, to put out the fire.
They leave the fire house when they get the call.
Putting out the fire won't take long at all.
They'll try to save any house, big or small,
The brave firefighters.





Fire Can Be Helpful

Fire can be helpful,
When handled with care.
But fire and children,
Do not make a pair!
So do NOT play with matches,
Or anything hot.
Adults may use fire,
But children should not!

~Pauline C. Peck






Down at the Firehouse 

Sing to: Down by the Station

Down at the firehouse early in the morning,
You can see our clothes all hanging in a row.
When there is a fire,
We can dress real fast.
Boots, jackets, hats, gloves,
Off we go!





Drive The Fire Truck

Sing to: Row, Row, Row the Boat
Adapted by: C.S. Calkins
Drive, drive, drive the fire truck, (Pretend to drive truck)
Drive the fire truck.
Drive, drive, drive the truck.
On a Sunday Morning.

Turn, turn, turn the corner.
Turn the corner.
Turn, turn, turn the corner,
On a Sunday morning.

Look, look for the fire,
Looking for the fire.
All are looking for the fire,
On a Sunday morning.

Climb, climb, climb the ladder,
Climb the ladder high.
Climbing high upon the ladder.
On a Sunday morning.
Back, back, back to the station.

Spray, spray spray, the water,
Aim it on the fire.
Spray it ‘til it dies away,
On a Sunday morning.


Back, back, to the station, Spray, spray spray, the water,
Driving back now,
The fire is out, the work is done,
On a Sunday morning.







Fire Can be Helpful
by Pauline C. Peck




Fire can be helpful
When handled with care.
But fire and children
Do not make a pair!
So don't play with matches
Or anything hot.
Adults may use fire,
But children should not!


 





Fire! Fire! Fire!

FIRE! FIRE! FIRE!  (Hands cupping mouth)
Hear the sirens! blowing (Hand to ear)
FIRE! FIRE! FIRE! (Hands cupping mouth)
Everybody's going! (Walking in place)
Climb the ladder, (Pretend to climb a ladder)
Squirt the hose! (Holding a hose)
With a SH, Sh, Sh, Sh, (Moving hose from left to right)
Out the fire goes! (Clap hands together)



Fire Fighter Hear the Alarm

Have the children lie on the floor pretending to sleep.  When you say “Wake up”, have the children jump up.
Fire Fighter, Fire Fighter,
Hear the alarm.
Save the building,
From any harm.
Fire fighter, Firefighter,
No time to rest!
Wake up, Wake up;
Do your Best!



Fire Safety

Sing to: Three Blind Mice
 
Adapted by: C.S. Calkins

9-1-1,
9-1-1.
You will hear them say,
Help is on the way.
If you need help you know what to do,
Call the police and the firehouse too.
Just dial 9-1-1 that's what to do,
9-1-1.




Another Version in Poem form:

Fire Safety

Fire can be useful,
To cook our food with heat;
To keep our houses warm and give us
Something hot to eat.
But fire can be harmful,
It can be a deadly foe.
So fire safety rules are something,
Everyone should know.






Fire Safety Sam

Sing to: Popeye the Sailor Man

Hold up any type of fire dog craft when singing.

I’m Fire Safety Sam. (ruff, ruff)
I’m Fire Safety Sam. (ruff, ruff)

Please test smoke detectors,
‘Cause they’re home protectors.

I’m Fire Safety Sam. (ruff, ruff)

I’m Fire Safety Sam. (ruff, ruff)
I’m Fire Safety Sam. (ruff, ruff)

It’s important to say,
With matches, don’t play.

I’m Fire Safety Sam. (ruff, ruff)

I’m Fire Safety Sam. (ruff, ruff)
I’m Fire Safety Sam. (ruff, ruff)

If there’s smoke you should know,
you’d better crawl low.

I’m Fire Safety Sam. (ruff, ruff)

I’m Fire Safety Sam. (ruff, ruff)
I’m Fire Safety Sam. (ruff, ruff)

Have a fire escape plan,
Every family can.

I’m Fire Safety Sam. (ruff, ruff)

I’m Fire Safety Sam. (ruff, ruff)
I’m Fire Safety Sam. (ruff, ruff)

If there’s a fire, get out,
Use your escape route.

I’m Fire Safety Sam. (ruff, ruff)

I’m Fire Safety Sam. (ruff, ruff)
I’m Fire Safety Sam. (ruff, ruff)

Go to a neighbor’s when alone,
Then call 9-1-1 on the phone.

I’m Fire Safety Sam. (ruff, ruff)

I’m Fire Safety Sam. (ruff, ruff)
I’m Fire Safety Sam. (ruff, ruff)

If your clothes on fire, here is your goal,
First stop, then drop, and roll!

Cuz I’m Fire Safety Sam. (ruff, ruff)



Firefighter Safety Rules

Sing to: Eensy Weensy Spider


The firefighter helps us to learn our safety rules,
Playing with matches is only for fools.
If you see a fire, “Help, you’ll scream and shout!”
Dial 911, firemen come and put it out.




Five Brave Firefighters

Five brave firefighters, Sleeping so, (Hold hand up with fingers flat across palm)
The fire bell rings, Down the pole they go. (Open the hand and make a downward motion)
Jump in the fire truck, Hurry down the street. Climb up the ladder, (Make the fingers climb)
Feel the fire's heat. (Wipe sweat from your brow)
Five brave firefighters, (Hold up five fingers)
Put the fire out. (Pretend to squirt with a hose)
Hip! Hip! Hooray! All the people shout! (Shout)


Firefighter John

Sing to: I'm A Little Teapot

I am a firefighter, my name is John
I put my boots and helmet on
I hurry to the fire and give a shout.
With a burst of water,
The fire is out.


Firefighters

Sing to: Pop Goes The Weasel
Down the street the engine goes,
The Firemen fight the fire.
Up the ladder with their hose,
Out goes the fire!


Five Friendly Fire Fighters

Five friendly fire fighters standing near the door,
One washes a fire engine now there are four.
Four friendly fire firefighters waiting patiently,
One fixes hoses now there are three.
Three friendly firefighters have a lot to do,
One climbs a ladder, now there are two.
Two friendly firefighters exercise and run,
One cooks some dinner now there is one.
One friendly fire fighter all the work is done,
this one goes to bed, now there are none.



Five Little Firefighters

Five little firefighters sleeping in their bed,
The first one said, "Put your helmet on your head!"
The second one said, "Down the pole we'll slide."
The third one said, "Get ready to ride!"
The fourth one said, "Put your gas mask on your nose."
The fifth one said, "I'll grab the hose!"
Then Woooo went the siren and out went the fire,
And the five little firemen could finally retire!


 Another Version:

Five little firefighters (Hold up five fingers)
Sleeping in a row. (Rest cheeks on hands & close eyes)
Ring goes the bell,
Down the pole they go. (Pretend to slide down pole)
They jump on the engine, (Jump up)
And put out the fire. (Pretend to squirt with a hose)
Now they're back home,
My, but they are tired. (Stretch and yawn.)


Another Version:

Five little fire fighters sit very still, (Hold up five fingers)
Until they see a fire on top of the hill.
Number one rings the bell, ding-dong. (Bend down thumb)
Number 2 pulls his big boots on. (Bend down pointer finger)
Number 3 climbs on the truck right away. (Bend down middle finger)
Number 4 joins him, no one can wait. (Bend down ring finger)
Number 5 drives the truck to the fire. (Bend down little finger)
The big yellow flames go higher and higher. (Spread arms)
Whooo-ooo! Whooo-ooo! Hear the fire truck sway, (Imitate siren)
As all of the cars get out of the way. (Move back)
Shhh! Goes the water from the fire hose spout, (Pretend to squirt with a hose)
And quicker than a wink the fire is out! (Clap hands)


Five Great Big Fire Trucks

Five great big fire trucks waiting at the hall,
One goes out to answer a call.
With siring sounds and lights on bright,
Off he goes, there’s a fire to fight.

No little fire trucks waiting at the hall,
But here they come back to their stalls.
With sirens quiet and all made right,
Five great big fire trucks say good night.





Four Busy Firefighters

Four busy firefighters could not retire,
Because they might have to put out a fire.
The first one rang a big brass bell.
The second one said, “It's the Grand Hotel!”
The third one said, “Down the pole we'll slide.”
The fourth one said, “Get ready to ride.”
The siren said, Get out of the way, we have to put out a fire today!”
The red fire truck sped on to the fire,
As the big yellow flames grew higher and higher.
Swish went the water from the fire-hose spout,
And in no time at all the fire was out.


I Am a Big Red Fire Truck

Sing to: I’m a Little Teapot

I am a big red fire truck long and stout,
When I am needed, I roar and shout.
People love to see me rush about,
Just turn me on and head me out.


I am a big red fire truck stout and long,
Here’s is my ladder, tall and strong.
When I get a call, you’ll hear my song,
Just climb aboard and turn me on. 




I Am a Great Big Fire Truck
Sing to: I'm a Little Teapot

I am a great big fire truck long and loud,
Here on my side, my hose is found.
If there is a fire, I’ll rush to help,
Listen up, you’ll hear my sound!

Another Version
I am a long tall fire truck, red and bright,
Here is my ladder, here is my light.
If there is a fire, I will rush there,
And spray on water to make it right.




I am a Little Fireman  

Sing to:  I’m a Little Teapot

I’m a little fireman on the go. (Pretend to drive a truck.)
Here is my helmet. (Touch head.)
Here is my hose. (Pretend to hold a hose.)
When I see a fire hear me shout, (Hand over mouth.)
“Turn on the water.  Put the fire out!” (Pretend to turn on water, hold hose moving back and forth.)

Another Version:


I am a brave fireman dressed in red,
I have my fire hat on my head.
I can drive the firetruck, and fight fire too,
I help to make things safe for you.



Never Play With Matches

Sing to: Frere Jacques

Never, never, play with matches,
If you do, if you do.
You might burn your fingers,
You might burn your fingers,
That won’t do! That won’t do!

Never, never, play with matches.
If you do, if you do.
You might burn your clothes,
You might burn your clothes,
That won’t do! That won’t do!





Smoke Chant
 
If you don't want to choke
Crawl under the smoke.
Get down on the floor
And head for the door.



Stop, Drop, and Roll!
Sing to:  The Farmer in the Dell

Stop, Drop, and Roll,
Stop, Drop, and Roll.
If your clothes should catch on fire,
Stop, Drop, and Roll.


Ten Little Firefighters
 
Ten little firefighters,
Sleeping in their beds.
"Ding!" went the bell,
And down the pole they slid.
They raced to the fire,
And put out all the flames.
Then the 10 little firefighters,
Went back to bed again.



The Firefighter

Sing to: The Wheels on the Bus
 
The fire fighter he wears big black boots,
Big black boots, big black boots.
The fire fighter he wears big black boots,
When he fights the fire. 


The fire fighter wears a turnout coat,
A turnout coat, a turnout coat .
The fire fighter wears a turnout coat,
When he fights the fire. 


The fire fighter wears a special hat,
Special hat, special hat.
The fire fighter wears special hat,
When he fights the fire. 


The fire fighter wears heavy gloves,
Heavy gloves, heavy gloves.
The fire fighter wears heavy gloves,
When he fights the fire. 


The fire fighter brings an oxygen tank,
Oxygen tank, oxygen tank.
The fire fighter brings an oxygen tank,
When he goes to a fire.



The Wheels on the Fire Truck
Sing to: The Wheels on the Bus

The wheels on the fire truck go round and round,
Round and round, round and round.
The wheels on the fire truck go round and round,
All through the town.
The engine on the truck goes vroom, vroom, vroom,
Vroom, vroom, vroom, vroom, vroom, vroom.
The engine on the truck goes vroom, vroom, vroom,

All through the town.

The siren on the truck goes whoo, whoo, whoo,
Whoo whoo, whoo, whoo.
The siren on the truck goes whoo, whoo, whoo,

All through the town.

The seatbelts on the truck go click, click,
Click, click, click, click, click, click.
The seatbelts on the bus goes click, click, click,

All through the town.

The ladder on the truck goes up and down,
Up and down, up and down.
The ladder on the truck goes up and down,

All through the town.

The dog on the truck goes woof, woof, woof,
Woof, woof, woof, woof, woof, woof.
The dog on the truck goes woof, woof, woof,

All through the town.

The hose on the truck goes spray, spray, spray,
Spray, spray, spray, spray, spray, spray.
The hose on the truck goes spray, spray, spray,

All through the town

The people on the truck say, "We'll help out"
"We'll help out, We'll help out"
The people on the truck say, "We'll help out",

All through the town



Wake Up Fire Fighter

Sing to: 10 Little Indians

Wake up firefighters hear the bell,
Wake up firefigthers hear the bell.
Wake up firefighters hear the bell,
Ring, ring, ring, ring ring.

Hurry, hurry, get your gear on,
Hurry, hurry, get your gear on.
Hurry, hurry, get your gear on,
Click, click, click, click click.

Hurry, hurry, drive the fire truck,
Hurry, hurry, drive the fire truck.
Hurry, hurry, drive the fire truck, Err Err Err Err Err Err.

Hurry, hurry, sound the siren,
Hurry, hurry, sound the siren.
Hurry, hurry, sound the siren Whoo, Whoo, Whoo.

Hurry, hurry climb the ladder,
Hurry, hurry climb the ladder.
Hurry, hurry climb the ladder, Climb, Climb, Climb.

Hurry, hurry, spray the hose,
Hurry, hurry, spray the hose.
Hurry, hurry, spray the hose, Splash, Splash, Splash, Splash.

Fire is out now, take a rest,
Fire is out now, take a rest.
Fire is out now, take a rest, zzz, zzz, zzz, zzz, zzz.












Well, those are all the fire safety rhymes we know. Remember if you know any more, we would enjoy adding them to our Fire Safety Rhymes and Songs curriculum! Be sure to add them in the comment section below!







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