Striking Out with Matches and Lighters

fp101vThis emotional drama illustrates to children that ignoring the safety rules taught at school can have devastating consequences. In this video, a young boy, Jimmy, is intrigued by fire and playing with matches. Even though Jimmy is instructed on their dangers he disregards this information and continues to play with them. Jimmy's reckless habit of playing with matches leads to tragedy when he causes his house to catch fire with his sister trapped inside. When attempting to save his sister, he ends up losing his own life. The messages presented in this video are never more evident than when Jimmy’s sister tells her classmates how she lost her brother and the importance of never playing with matches or lighters.

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Additional Info
  • Runtime: 15 Minutes
  • Age Level: 3rd - 6th Grade
  • Code: FP101D