Kids! Get active with your pet! There are countless ways to focus learning around your pet in the classroom. From in-class assignments to take-home projects and from coloring pages to crafts, here are some great ideas to enhance your connection to, and understanding of, your pet. Enjoy the great things to do on our pages!
We’re cutting out the red tape!
Just fill out the application and tell us about yourself, your students and your classroom. Email it to us, and we’ll get back to you with a decision within 3-4 weeks. If you qualify, we’ll send a certificate or coupons (depending on grant type) directly to you for the support of your classroom pets within 4-6 weeks from the date of approval. That’s all there is to it.
Kids and pets – it’s just natural –Kids benefit from exposure to pets in the classroom in ways that help to shape their lives for years to come. Our goal is to establish healthy child-pet relationships at an early age by supporting responsible pet care in elementary and middle school.
Classroom Grant Program
Pets in the Classroom is an educational grant program that provides financial support to teachers to purchase and maintain small animals in the classroom. The program was established by the Pet Care Trust to provide children with an opportunity to interact with pets—an experience that can help to shape their lives for years to come. The Pet Care Trust is a non-profit public foundation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions to the Pet Care Trust may be tax deductible as charitable contributions.