Fire Safety Activities for Kids

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Child care providers, teachers and parents alike should partner together to teach children of all ages, and especially youngsters about fire safety. provides kids with short lessons about fire escape planning, smoke alarms, and other general home fire safety information. The lessons are also followed by questions used to test children's knowledge of the subject after they have worked through the lesson(s). In addition, you will find fun games that will help reinforce the information learned in the lessons. It is recommended for an adult to guide children through the lessons.

 Take Pedro the Penguin's Fire Safety Challenge on Alexa or Google Home! Just say, "Alexa, enable Pedro's Fire Challenge by American Red Cross" or "Hey, Google, talk to Pedro's Fire Challenge."

Pedro’s Fire Challenge is a fun and engaging interactive game created by the Red Cross for children ages 4-8 years old that teaches age appropriate skills for handling a home fire emergency and other stressful situations. Pedro the penguin guides children through a set of activities on topics such as home fire safety, coping skills, and good old-fashioned Penguin fun! At the end of the challenge, children earn a fire safety badge.

Device Compatibility: This experience can be enabled on Amazon Alexa-enabled devices such as Amazon Echo and Echo Show, and Google Assistant enabled devices such as Google Home and Nest Hub.