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ERIC Number: EJ345995
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
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The Value of Pets in Children's Lives
Blue, Gladys F.
Childhood Education, v63 n2 p84-90 Dec 1986
Reviews literature focusing on six aspects of pet-person relationships that are most relevant to the growing child. Areas include love, attachment, and comfort; sensorimotor and nonverbal learning; responsibility, nurturance, and competence; learning about the life cycle; therapeutic benefits; and nurturing humaness, ecological awareness, and ethical responsibilities. Curricular recommendations are offered. (BB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Translations
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Language: English
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