Bonfire Night and Fireworks
Fireworks can be exciting and great fun to watch, but it’s important that adults and children follow a few simple rules so that you can all enjoy them in safety.

  • Put fireworks in your pocket
  • Return to a firework after it has been lit
  • Throw fireworks
  • Read the instructions carefully, using a torch or hand lamp
  • Light fireworks at arms length using a taper or a firework lighter
  • Stand well back
  • Ensure all children with fireworks are well supervised
  • Keep all pets and animals indoors
  • Put the hot end of finished sparklers down in a bucket of water

Sparklers should never be given to a child under five.

Key stage 2 age 7-11

These games and activities are designed to help children learn about fire safety, burn prevention and to reinforce the Firework Code. You can find out more about firework safety here.

Firework Safety Matching Quiz

Here are some fun fireworks games that you might like to play. Click and drag to complete the sentences on firework safety.

Gunpowder Plot Quiz

If you’re learning about Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot try this quiz.

Squirt a Fire Hazard

This game is a Flash game and so will not work IOS devices (iPhone & iPad). You may also need to have the Flash player installed.

It’s a test of your reflexes against the clock as you try to squirt dangerous fire hazards at the fire fighters school. Just mind you don’t squirt the cat! How many can you score in one minute?