ever wondered why we have doctors, policeman, teachers, librarians,
firemen, garbage custodians, cooks, veterinarians, bus drivers and
mechanics? We call these people Community Helpers. A community helper is anyone in the community
who helps others by providing a service of some kind. They are
all different and have different jobs. Did you
know that these people also work in other states or countries? Oh
yes, they work all over the world. So you see they are very
important people. We are going to
learn about these different people and what they do for our
community. Take a look at the sites below to learn more about
|Fireman keep us safe from fires. Click on fire
safety to play a fun activity. Do you know what to do if you
were faced with a fire? Firemen wear safety uniforms that keep
them from getting burned. Now more information on fires.
|Teachers help us learn things in school. We use
knowledge to go on and become what we want. Click on teacher to see
they do on a daily basis.
|Police officers help keep you and your neighborhood safe from robbers, and bad people with guns. They make sure people follow rules. Here are some safety tips for you. Police officers work all around the world helping boys and girls like you.|
|What do you think this guy is? He is a
He work on cars, trucks, and even your bus. There are different parts
of a car. Vehicles break down
all the time. He helps by fixing things like tires, brakes or oil
that need to be put in the car. The mechanic has tips
to working on cars. Now you can learn how to fix on a car.
|Garbage men help keep the environment clean. When
place your garbage can outside, do you think about where it might be
going? You must help keep the environment clean too. We
call this recycle.
We separate cans, bottles, and cardboard. Later these things can
be used for something else. Click on this online encyclopedia
to learn more about a community.
|Dentist work on our teeth to keep them healthy. When you are sick or hurt, the doctor is there to help. Doctors check to see what is wrong and make you feel better. Sometimes you see a doctor for check-ups so that you don't get sick. If you get sick or hurt at school, you can see your school nurse. For more a healthy body start here.|
|We love going to the lunchroom. The people there
special cooks. They prepare our food healthy
and delicious. They must know what favorite foods to choose for a
|Veterinarians are animal doctor and they work really
protect animals from
diseases. Some animals are kept if they are lost and sick.
Now you can learn how to take care
a pet. Just like we have doctors when
we are sick. Check this out to play with a
|School bus drivers are known as Student Transportation
Safety Specialists. Bus drivers pick you up and drop you off
after school. Bus drivers also take students on tours all over
the world. Click here for your tour.
And also click this online encyclopedia
to learn what a helper is.
|Postmen deliver the mail. When you have mail to send they pick it up and send it for you. It could be raining or snowing, they still work hard to get you mail. Check out this site for neat activities. Do you know your address?|
Now that you have explored the websites and learned about what community helpers are and their different jobs, you will get a chance to be one too. Now I want you to imagine that you are a community helper. You will choose only one helper and tell why it is important to you. You will also draw a picture of the helper. Then you will tell who you are and what your job is.
Have a great day helping out your neighbors!
1. Explore the websites above to get more ideas and choose your favorite helper.
2. Draw a picture of yourself as the helper and tell what you are doing.
3. Explain to your teacher why you chose your particular helper by giving examples of the kind of work your helper does.
4. Give your drawing to the teacher so she can post it on the Internet for others to see.
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