Pets - How do we look after pets?
In the UK, it's estimated that 12 million (44 percent of) households have pets* with around 51 million pets owned. So it is extremely important that we learn how to look after them and show them respect.
This lesson focuses on which animals make good pets and how to care for them. It builds on the work from the lesson We all have basic needs. This lesson includes fun activities such as posters and role play demonstrating the needs of pets and our responsibilities as owners.
KEY STAGE: 1
- Animals and us
Included in this lesson plan:
- Starter activity
- Main activity
- Plenary activity
- Extension activity
- Curriculum objectives
- Learning outcomes
- Worksheets x3
- Teachers' notes
Download full lesson plan: How do we look after pets? (Word 2.2MB)
*Latest available estimated figures from the Pet Food Manufacturers' Association (PFMA).
Many of our resources are also available in Welsh, please download the relevant documents below.
Lesson plan: How do we look after pets? - Welsh (Word 3.2MB)
Worksheet: Gyda'r milfeddyg - cwestiynau (PDF 32KB)
Worksheet: Gyda'r milfeddyg - atebion (PDF 32KB)
Teacher Notes: Gyda'r milfeddyg (PDF 30KB)
Factsheet: Y pum rhyddid (PDF 53KB)