9-1-1 Resources for Kids & Educators

Make sure children know how to dial 9-1-1 from the devices available to them (landline phone, cell phone with a passcode, and older flip phones).  Also, teach them when to call 9-1-1 (for example, when they see fire coming from a neighbor's house) and when not to call 9-1-1 (they accidentally tipped over a lamp and broke it). 

Help prepare children by making sure they can provide the information a 9-1-1- dispatcher will ask for:   

  • Their name
  • Address
  • Phone number
  • A description of where they are if the emergency happens away from home
  • What type of emergency it is or symptoms the victim is showing


Kids Activities

Download fun sheets, mazes and more below to help kids learn about 9-1-1 and what to do in an emergency.

Educator Resources

Teachers and other educators can download resources for 9-1-1 education in the classroom, along with materials to communicate with parents.

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