ERIC Number: ED243731
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Animal Activities: A Handbook of Humane Education Ideas, Resources and Materials for Elementary School Teachers. First Edition.
Nelson, Dottie, Comp.; Ryther, Sherry, Comp.
The information and activities in this handbook are designed to help children focus on the special needs that animals (wild and domestic) have and what children can do to help meet these needs. The following are included: (1) activities and games on the care of domestic animals; (2) instructions for making a book which shows the similarities between people and animals; (3) activities which encourage an appreciation of wild creatures while discouraging their use as household pets; (4) sources to contact for classroom visits and talks on animal care; (5) places the class can visit to learn about animal care; (6) six groups and clubs for children, which feature animal-related education programs and activities; (7) places to write for animal care material; (8) instructions and materials for a mathematics game using "animal math cards"; (9) a list of 27 books and magazines useful for teaching units on humane education; (10) nine true-false game cards which focus on pet care; and (11) 12 cards which provide pet care information. (JW)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Addison County Humane Society, Inc., Middlebury, VT.