Coral Reefs in the Classroom

It is amazing what can be learned through classroom pets.  Take the students at Cooper Middle School.  Through their teacher Carol Mickus, the Science/STEM Educator, the  students learned some fascinating lessons through their saltwater tank and a lesson plan called...

Gerbils in the Willow Room

Incorporating classroom pets into lesson plans can be both educational and fun. Emily Colwell and Michelle Colby, teachers at Brown/Fox Point Early Childhood Education Center and winners of the Pets in the Classroom Curriculum Contest, built an incredible lesson plan...

Pets Add Life Poetry Contest

Having a pet in the classroom provides many opportunities for learning.  Whether it be in science, math, art, reading, or writing, classroom animals can provide excitement to what might otherwise be an uninteresting subject to some students.  This is why Pets in the...

Character-Building Lesson Plans

Google Having a classroom pet opens up opportunities for incorporating your exciting little friend into lesson plans and curriculum.  Kids love projects that incorporate their favorite classroom creature, and teachers have told us that their classroom pets have...

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