Why Have Classroom Pets?

Having a classroom pet can be a lot of work.  We at Pets in the Classroom understand that teachers take on additional responsibility when choosing to have a classroom pet.  But the benefits are so great!   Pets aid in improving school attendance Pets teach...

Classroom Pet Options

As you prepare for a new school year, you may be thinking of getting a new classroom pet and considering the different options that are available.  Here are a few recommendations from Pets in the Classroom.   Guinea Pigs – Gentle and social creatures,...

Classroom Pet Resources for Teachers

When it comes to picking out and taking care of a classroom pet, there is a lot of information to take in, and it can sometimes be a little overwhelming.  We at Pets in the Classroom want to outline a few of our favorite sources of information that can aid you in your...

Classroom Pets and Language Arts

Language Arts can be a grueling subject for some students, and an exciting subject for others.  Either way, it is an important subject that is vital to a student’s education.  If you are looking for some creative ways to make studying Language Arts more fun for your...

Creating Art with your Classroom Pet

Art class can be so fun and a great outlet for kids to express their creativity.  Incorporating your classroom pet into your art lessons can be an additional way to grow the bonds your students have with your pet while also encouraging creative thought and developing...

Rabbits as Classroom Pets

Classroom pets are an important way to forge healthy child-pet relationships, and it’s important for teachers to educate themselves on which type of pet is best for their classroom.  One popular choice of classroom pet is the domestic rabbit, which can make a...

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