My Pet and Me – Friends for Life Pre K – Gr. 1 (#1 Booking!)
Themes Covered: Empathy, Needs of Animals, Safety, Social and Emotional Literacy, Community Involvement, Responsibility, Humane Treatment of Animals, Compassion and Animal Welfare.
Students discover the importance of providing necessary care for their pets through empathy building activities. By showing students engaging flashcards and reading a touching story of a CHS dog, we elicit the similarities between human and animal emotions, behaviours and needs. We also discuss what pets need to be healthy and happy during our interactive activity and conclude with a dog safety exercise, including dog bite prevention. Alberta Learning Curriculum Connections
Domestication of Animals Gr. 1-3
Themes: Responsibility, Wild vs. Domesticated Animals, Animal Body Language, Working Animals, Historical Value of Animals, History of Domestication and Human Impact on Animal Life.
This program explores the domestication of companion animals and how they have come to share our homes. Students will explore the similarities and differences between our pets and their domestic ancestors. Students will create a timeline through an interactive activity and examine the history of animal domestication, the care and needs of animals and the responsibility humans have for our domesticated species. Also included are animal body language and the roles animals play today compared to their historical roles. Alberta Learning Curriculum Connections
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