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Activity booklet: Fire – ages 3 to 8

Do you know the difference between good fires and bad fires? In this activity book, you’ll learn all about fire and how it affects our lives. Here, you’ll also find interactive games such as word search puzzles around fires. 

Activity: Fire – cut out the firefighter

Print out this page and cut out the firefighter and his clothes as a fun activity for the classroom or at home.

Education manual: Fire – wildfire awareness toolkit for educators

For many areas of the Western Cape, it is not a matter of if a wildfire is going to occur, but when. This wild-fire awareness toolkit covers topics around wildfires in the Western Cape, including wildfire risk, climate change, the rising costs of wildfire response and limitations to wildfire firefighting.

Flipchart: fire awareness

There are two kinds of fire: useful fires and harmful (or dangerous) fires. We use useful fires to cook, keep us warm or braai. Harmful fires, on the other hand, can cause serious damage to lives and livelihoods, including causing the death of animals or burning down homes. 

Lesson Plan and Presentation Fire Grade 5 1hr

This lesson plan and presentation will focus on raising awareness around fires by looking at safety measures people can use at home and in the environment to help prevent fires. It will also focus on the advantages and disadvantages of fire and differentiate between flammable and non-flammable items.

Lesson plan and presentation: Fire – general awareness (youth and adults)

This lesson plan looks at the causes of fire, how to report them, and how to become fire wise and prevent them. 

Poster: Fire - Report Smoke and Fire

This poster reminds us of the important numbers to call to report smoke and fire. Useful for community groups and for teachers when educating on fire safety.

Radio clip: Fire - emergency contact numbers - English

Need to know how to react and who to call in event of a fire? This short radio clip gives you the important numbers needed for fire safety. 

Radio clip: Fire - Emergency Numbers - Afrikaans

Knowing how to report a fire is an important safety aspect. This short Afrikaans radio clip tells you how. 

Radio Interview: Fire

Learn all about fire, why it is a threat and what can be done to prevent it. Available in Afrikaans and isiXhosa.

Radio Interview: Fire Management

Listen to one of the CapeNature Field Rangers speak about Fire, why it is important to prevent it and what the entity is doing to manage fire in the Western Cape. 

Respect Nature with Mbali

Follow Danger Ranger Clint and Keen Conservationist Mbali as they investigate numerous crime scenes to bring the audience tips on how to respect nature. In episode one, the team investigates access and why it is important to access reserves legally while in episode 2 Each of the team explores how not to be trashy. The topic of how fire can be prevented is investigated in episode 3 and the series ends off with episode 4 as Clint and Mbali explore how to treat plants and animals when in nature areas. The four episodes are available in Afrikaans and isiXhosa.