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I need help on a finding a low maintance education pet for
an 8th grade classroom. Does anyone have any suggestions?
Thanks,
Steph
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Miss. B /blockquote>

On 1/16/08, Steph wrote:
> I need help on a finding a low maintance education pet for
> an 8th grade classroom. Does anyone have any suggestions?
> Thanks,
> Steph
Have you tried looking into hermit crabs?
Apr 9, 2008
C. Hamilton /blockquote>

Hi,
I teach first grade and strongly recommend a pet rat. I just
purchased my 4th. I was very reluctant to consider a rat until
I read about them. They are clean, smart, and if you get one
that is 6-8 weeks old and hold it regularly, they are extremely
affectionate.

On 4/09/08, Miss. B wrote:
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Apr 21, 2008
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C. Hamilton may not appreciate my suggestion, but after numerous
types of class pets, my #1 choice is a small snake. I had ball
pythons in my class. The kids fed them with no problem. They
held them and studied them. I currently have a small green snake
rescued from its death. It showed up at school and a te...See More
Jun 23, 2008
Charlotte B. Hi I plan on bringing my rats to the classroom as the classroom pets. They are very well socialized, sweet, affectionate, and all-around wonderful little girls. I am concerned, though, about parents' reactions. What have you done to address parent fears? Also, have you had any problems with allergies? Thank you! Charlotte 2nd grade, Matthew Whaley ...See More
Aug 12, 2008
Carolyn Steph, for very low maintenance and 8th graders, you might be surprised that you and the class will get a kick out of a snake. I know, I can't believe I'm suggesting this either but there are good reasons. You don't have to worry about them before long holidays as you normally feed them only about every 14 days anyway. It's amazing how easy they ar...See More
Aug 12, 2008


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