List of Teacher Grant Websites

  Limited budgets, out-of-pocket expenses, and classroom needs often lead to teachers looking to outside sources for help in paying for things that enhance their classroom above the school-provided curriculum.  Pets in the Classroom provides financial support to...

Pets in the Classroom Grant Facts

A few facts about Pets in the Classroom: Since we began accepting grants for the 2013-2014 school year (July 22), we have issued over 11,000 grants. We issued more grants in August than in the entire first year of the program in 2011-2012 Over 34,000  grants have been...

Pets in the Classroom – Overview

Pets in the Classroom is happy to provide grants to teachers across the U.S. and Canada.  Have you applied?  If not, let us tell you a little more about Pets in the Classroom…   Pets in the Classroom, established by the Pet Care Trust, provides financial...

How Pets Improve the Classroom

Google   If you have been considering getting a classroom pet but have yet to purchase one, you may be wondering if the extra responsibility and work is worth it.  But the rewards you and your students receive in return can be incredible.  Not only has research...

Introducing a Pet into your Classroom

Google Can you believe a new school year has already started?  Did you introduce a classroom pet to your students yet?  If you have to purchase a classroom pet or  are waiting for the new school year to settle down before introducing your pet, here are a couple of...

Teachers Share Curriculum Ideas

As we shared with you in our previous blog, one of the reasons we love receiving feedback from teachers who receive a Pets in the Classroom grant is because teachers often let us know how the classroom pet has been used in the curriculum.  We love to share these ideas...

Student Artwork Expresses Thanks

Google What says thank you better than some cute kid’s artwork?  Below are a few pictures sent to us by students who had classroom pets because of a Pets in the Classroom teacher grant!  If you are considering getting a classroom pet, be sure to peruse our website for...

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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