5 Halloween Safety 6 Fall Family Fun
8 Understanding Dyslexia
10 Family Calendar
13 Family Pet Page
9 Just for Kids Activity Page
15 Fire Safety Check List
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have smoke alarms nside each bedroom, ch sleeping area?
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your family picked a safe place meet outside if a fire occurs?
o the Drill! Follow these easy steps to complete a fun family fire drill!
Call the family together. Let everyone know that you are going to do a practice fire drill.
. Explain that when the smoke alarm goes off, everyone should quickly and carefully leave the home and go to the Outside Meeting Place.
3. Ask everyone to go to a different room and wait for the alarm. After several minutes, set off the smoke alarm by pushing the test button and watch your family’s actions.
4. When everyone reassembles at the Outside Meeting Place, ask each family member to explain exactly what they did when the alarm went off.
5. Review any questions and repeat the drill at least one more time.
has a role to play in Both adults and kids
smoke alarms and home Grown-up’s Checklist
Are the batteries working in all your smoke alarms?
Does your home have intercon- nected smoke alarms (when one sounds, they all sound)?
Do you test the batteries in the smoke alarms at least once a month?
Does your family have a home fire- escape plan that includes two ways out of each room?
Does your entire family practice your plan twice a year?
Check out Sparky.org
for fun stuff!
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