Pets and Domestic Animals
Project in progress

What is your wish for this project?

Children will learn about caring for pets responsibly and observe the consequences of people who abandon their pets. They will learn the role of Animal Control in a large city. They will also feel empowered by helping to make toys and/or blankets to be donated to the shelter.

How are you going to do it?

Students will attend a meeting with a guest speaker who brings a dog and discusses responsible pet ownership. At the next meeting students will make either a toy or a fleece blanket to be donated to the animal shelter. A list of other suggested donations will be distributed to the school and collected in the school office. Roots & Shoots students will make a sign to go on the donation collection container. As a culmination, parents will transport students to the animal shelter with their don...read more