Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Keep Kids Fire Safe Foundation

Just in time for the start of summer programs, the Keep Kids Fire Safe® Foundation is seeking participants for its innovativefire safety series, Sparkles’ FireSafety Skype Tour. This free, interactive Skype activity teaches children important fire safety lessons and is open to summer camps, schools andlibrary programs across the country.

(Picture provided by Keep Kids Fire Safe Foundation.)

Firefighter Dayna Hilton, one of the leading fire safety educators in the United  States, developed the program with fundingfrom State Farm™ and First Alert® as a fun, educational supplement to teachers’ daily lessons.

The 30-minute program is designed to teach basic fire safety skills and features a real fire safety dog named Sparkles, sing-a-longs, the reading of a fire safety book and the opportunity for students to become Junior Firefighters. Participating schools and camps also will receive a free,downloadable copy of the Sparkles’Fire Safety Skype Tour coloring e-book and other bonus materials.

The Keep Kids Fire Safe Foundation is currently acceptingapplications, which will be reviewed on a first come, first served basis. Sparkles’ Fire Safety Skype Tour isoffered through March 2013. For applications and additional information, pleasevisit www.keepkidsfiresafe.org/sparklesfiresafetyskypetour.html.

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