Are you teaching your students or little ones about community helpers, like police officers and mail carriers? This free Community Helpers Worksheet is a great way to help them learn about different community helpers and understand why they’re so important!
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Community helpers are a vital part of any local area. Young kids typically learn about these important jobs as their first real introduction to social studies. These free community helpers activities will pair perfectly with an early elementary community helpers unit or just to teach your children about the different jobs people do in the world around them.
What is a community helper?
Community helpers refer to individuals who work in a variety of local jobs, typically in positions that help the people or animals of that community.
Examples of community helpers:
- Police officer
- Fire fighter
- Mail carrier
- Bank clerk
- Construction worker
- Doctor or nurse
- Trash collector
These are all positions young children notice in the world around them. It’s really helpful to start with the most visible roles and to help kids of different ages think through why these jobs are so helpful. When they can connect how someone helps them, it’s easier for them to understand why these roles are helpful for other people, too.
What are community helpers worksheets?
This pack contains six printable activities and a cover page. Each page covers different important roles to help kids get a better understanding of why these jobs are so important.
- Police Officer
- Construction Workers
The final sheet in the pack is a reflection activity, inviting children to think about others that help support their community. This is a perfect way to extend this new learning and think of all the special jobs they’ve seen in the world too. Possible answers to other community workers might include:
- Post office workers
- Trash collectors
- Chemists or pharmacists
We are sure that your kids will think of loads more as well. For each of the featured community helpers, there is a standard PDF file worksheet for the kids to fill out, which includes:
- Information on what the role of the community helper is for kids to read
- Picture of the helper
- Tracing activity to reveal the name of the community helper & practice fine motor skills
- An interactive picture sort to identify some of the things (4) that the helper uses in their role
Take a closer look at these interactive worksheets:
How to Use Community Helper Worksheets
There are so many ways to incorporate these worksheets into your preschool, kindergarten, or first grade classroom!
- Print these pages to support your community helpers lesson plans
- Read a book about each of the community helpers then guide your little ones through each activity to consolidate their new learning
- Ask students to do a tour of your school or a local facility to notice what jobs people are doing & talk about why those are so helpful
- Invite students to write mini books about community helpers based on the information they’ve gathered on these worksheets
- Assign each student different numbers and have them work in teams to think about which each community worker is so important
Enjoy these free Community Helper Worksheets
We hope you like these worksheets. They are perfect for preschoolers, early years, kindergarten, and children up to ages 6-7. Let us know how they go!
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We really hope you like these fantastic worksheets for community helpers. For more community helper resources on the website, check these out:
- Print these crossword puzzles to test your kid’s memory
- Download these easy readers to help an emergent reader learn more about community helpers in their area
- Try these community helper project ideas to extend your students’ learning
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We really hope you like these fantastic worksheets for community helpers. For more community helper resources on the website do check these out:
Other community helper resources on KiddyCharts
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Community helper posts for the internet
More resources from off KiddyCharts around community helpers. Check them out too.
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