Click the links to the right to view easy-to-use lesson plans designed to teach children about the responsibilities involved in properly caring for animals. Useful background information about responsible pet care is available at the Web addresses cited in many of the lessons. Please note the files can only be viewed using the Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available for free at After the Acrobat Reader is installed on your computer, click on the link for the lesson plan that you want to download.

Also, look at our Kids page for some printable, kid-created pet bookmarks for you to share with your students or have them create their own!

Math Lessons
for download:

Grade 4
Pet Care Adds Up

Grade 5
Pets Are For Life

For lessons in different subjects for your 4th and 5th graders,
click here!