Pet Care

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In this pretend play activity, children learn about and practice taking care of a pet. Teachers can bring a variety of “pets” and pet care items for children to choose from and play with. In the video included in the activity, the teacher engages children in a book about caring for pets before joining in the pretend play activity.

Age(s): Toddler

Part of: Practice Opportunities

Topic: Play-Based Interactions and Guidance

Category: Category 2: Teacher-Child Interactions | Subcategory: Category 2: Play-Based Interactions and Guidance | Measure: P-PBIG-01: Supports a Playful Attitude