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    Pets

     

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    Special Activities

    Monday

    Dogs are a type of pet.

    Where's Spot?

    "Where, Oh Where has My Little Dog Gone?"

    We will feed "bones" to a dog cutout.

    Tuesday

    Some fish can be pets.

    Smile, Pout-Pout Fish!

    "I'm a Little Fishy" and/or "Fishy Pokey"

    We will create a fish tank scene out of felt and coloring paper plate fish for an art display.

    Wednesday

    Some people have cats for pets.

    My Kitten

    "Mary Had a Little Cat" and/or "I'm a Little Cat"

    We will toss cat toys into baskets.

    Thursday

    There are many different types of birds for pets.

    Bird World

    "Two Little Birds"

    We will play with bird seed play dough.

    Friday

    We need to be gentle to our pets.

    Tails are Not for Pulling

    "Old Macdonald Had a Farm" and/or "Love Your Pet"

    We will be having a guest from the Humane Society coming with dogs at 10 a.m.

    Changes to the Environment

    The dramatic play area will become a vet clinic.  For art we will create paper plate fish using crayons to add to the classroom fishbowl. We will feel different fabrics on pet cutouts for sensory play.  For construction play we will use jars filled with colored objects with a pet of that color on them. We will put pipe cleaners in the holes of a box for small motor play and for large motor play we will play a stop and go game.

    Special Notes

    If you have any pets at home, please feel free to bring in pictures or email them to laegeler.nico@uwlax.edu.