Pets are a beloved parts of many families and classrooms. Young children love to watch their animal friends and imitate the animals; movements, sounds, and expressions. Pets teach children the importance of taking care of others, showing affection, being sensitive to others' needs, and developing lasting friendships.
In this study, children will explore many types of pets, investigate what pets eat, how they communicate, and what they need; observe people caring for pets; and learn about jobs related to caring for pets. This study offers for a meaningful way to use literacy, mathematics, the arts, and technology to investigate and represent their understanding of important concepts related to physical development, science, and social studies.