Stay Safe With Fireworks

This resource has been published by the Association for Science Education in partnership with the Office for Product Safety and Standards.

It is intended to support teaching about fireworks and firework safety to childen aged between 5-7 years.

The guidance covers an array of both theoretical and practical activities that can be incorporated quickly and effectively into a lesson plan. From fun-filled activities and observations, all the way to discussions and a little bit of role play, this one-stop hub of guidance will help you to provide students with ‘hands on’ and interactive materials, encouraging students to think critically about fireworks safety.

The resource comprises:
  • Why teach about fireworks
  • When can we see fireworks: Suggested engaging activities for Year 1 children - Working Scientifically, English, PSHE and Art and Design
  • Where should we keep fireworks?: Suggested engaging activities for Year 2 children - Working Scientifically, History and Art and Design
  • Appendices: Fireworks and the law and additional background information for teachers.

Go to the ASE website to download the resource