Pete the Cat: Firefighter Pete

The Story

In a collaborative story time with Exeter YMCA, we hear Pete the Cat: Firefighter Pete by James Dean and go on an adventure with Pete as he visits a fire station and rides on a firetruck, then learn how firefighters of the 18th century put out fires.

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Activities

Paper Plate Firefighter Hat

What you’ll need:

  • – Paper plate
  • – Red paint
  • – Paint brush
  • – Black marker
  • – Yellow sticky foam
  • – Scissors
How to make your Firefighter Hat Craft:

1) Paint the paper plate red.
2) Cut the paper plate as shown.
3) Trim the edges so the cut part resembles a firefighter hat as shown.
4) Cut a small shield from the yellow sticky foam.
5) Write a number on the shield with the black marker.
6) Stick the shield on the hat as shown.

Tasty Fire Truck

Ingredients:

– Graham cracker
– Red jelly or nut butter
– 2 chocolate cookies or round crackers
– pretzel sticks, or strawberries, fruit roll ups, anything to use for a ladder

Directions:

– Use a plastic knife to spread the jelly or nut butter on one graham cracker square.
– Add 2 chocolate cookies or round crackers
– Add a ladder made from pretzel sticks or strawberries, fruit roll ups, etc.