Lesson : Caring for Pets


This lesson is based around a simple story exploring our responsibility to provide proper care for our pets.

Cross-curricular links: spoken language, data-handling

Learning Activities:

  • Class pet survey, creating a bar chart to record the pets kept by families of children in the class
  • Children match pictures portraying needs that humans and pets share. Which pet needs do the children have responsibility for?
  • Looking at how we should treat our pets
  • Looking at the everyday objects around the home that could be dangerous to pets
  • Role play to develop empathy. Discussing ways in which pets can be good or bad neighbours