|What is a Community
Helper? Who are some Communtiy Helper's in your town? Have
you ever wondered who helps make your city or town a safe place for you
and your family? We are going to talk about people in your
community who are called community helpers. There are many
different community helpers and each play an important role in each
town and city.
|Police officers are people in your
community who help keep you and your family safe. Look at this
site for important information to help keep you safe during emergencies.
|Where do you go when you get
sick? Who helps make you feel all better? Doctors help keep
you and your family feeling good. They work hour after hour
helping different families everyday. Visit this site to learn more
about your neighborhood doctor.
|Teachers are very important in our
lives. We rely on teachers to help us learn things that we need to know
in our life. Visit this site to learn more about teachers and the
roles they play in the community.
|Firemen play an important role in our
community as well. They risk their lives everyday to save people
and their homes from fires and also put out other fires that may
occur.. They also respond to wrecks and help care for
people. Visit this site for fun games.
|Who is in charge of getting you
information to your house? Who sorts and makes sure you get your
mail? Mail carriers have a very important role in our
community. They make sure we get our envelops and packages safely
and convienently. Visit Billy Bear's Post Office.
|Dentists help us keep our teeth clean
and our smile sparkling! You should see your dentist every six
months to help maintain proper dental hygiene. Visit this site to
find out more about what dentists do.
|Farmers are really important in
our community. Without farmers we would not have food to eat or
milk to drink. Farmers supply the grocery stores with our produce.
|Veterinarians help keep our animals and
pets well. Visit this site to learn more abour Veterinarians and
the role they play to keep our pets healthy.
|Visit the Columbia Encyclopedia to
find out more about community helpers.
|Play a game on the internet and figure
out "What's My Job." This game will help you identify different
community helpers and their jobs.
What's my job
Now that you have learned a little about different community helpers you will do a few activities to learn more about them. Today you will pick your favorite community helper and you will draw a picture of him/her. After you draw your picture we will visit the "What's My Job" website and you will play a game and try to identify different community helpers and their jobs and roles they play in the community.
1. Explore the different sites above and have the students choose their favorite helper.
2. Take out your art materials and draw a picture of your favorite community helper.
3. After you are finished drawing your picture visit the site What's My Job and play a game and try to identify the different community helpers and their jobs.
4. Give your teacher your picture so she can put your picture on the internet for others to see.
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