Have you heard of a community helper? These people are the firefighters, police officers, doctors, and teachers that make our community safe, happy, and healthy. Let’s read all about them!
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- Can you think of any helpers in your community?
- What places can you see a community helper?
- Have you ever seen a bad accident? How did the accident make you feel?
- What community helpers can help in a car accident?
Billy to the Rescue
- How does Billy help his community?
- Who helps Billy save the people, animals, and plants?
Ayudantes de la Comunidad
- ¿Puedes pensar en quién son los ayudantes en tu comunidad?
- ¿En donde vez los ayudantes?
- ¿Como ayudas tu?
- ¿Has estado en un accidente grave, como te hizo sentir?
- ¿Quién te ayuda cuando estás en un accidente de carro?
Billy al Rescate
- ¿Cómo ayuda Billy a la comunidad?
- ¿Quién ayuda a Billy a salvar a la gente, animales y plantas?
- ¿A quien le ayudas en la casa?
- ¿Quien te ayuda a ti?
Things to Do Together
- What is a community? A community is a place where people live, work and play.
- Talk about how the people in these jobs help others.
- Construction workers
- Garbage collectors
- Mail carriers
- If you have sidewalk chalk either draw some fires or let your child draw them. Have fun “putting out the fires” using a watering can or hose!
Way to Move Together
- Choose a few of the helpers from the stories you read or talked about. Can you move like they do?
- Garbage collector – stand up straight and pick up an imaginary trash can from one side. Twist your body to put it down on the other side of you.
- Baker – hold your bowl with one arm and use the other to stir the batter you are making.
- Pilot – sit with your legs out straight in front of you. Lift your arms out on either side and pretend you are flying.
- Teacher – pick up your imaginary chalk/marker and start writing on your board – make sure you write from left to right!
At the end of the week, reflect on what you read, and what you did.
- Did you learn about any new jobs this week?
- How do the people you learned about help you?
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