Helpful handouts for pet adopters, owners & educators
What is a Pet
Students will learn what a pet is through the use of puppets and/or stuffed animals and they will discover what a pet needs by identifying items in a “pet bag.”
We Share The World
Students will discuss what types of animals and people live in their neighborhoods. Theyll read a book about a forest that was shared by animals, plants and people and how they lived together peacefully.
We All Have Feelings
Students will figure out which feelings both people and animals have and discuss examples. They will read a book about a dog that is trying to be good and will relate their experiences to it.
We All Have A Purpose
Students will compare jobs that people have with jobs that animals have. They will receive visits from several different working animals and their “people.”
Understanding Our Community Ties
Students will discuss the importance of community ties and develop a mission statement which reflects their idea of “community.”