Grades 4/5: Pet Shop

Help students understand the responsibility and commitment of owning a pet.

Time frame: 60 min

Learning objectives for students:

  • to better understand the level of responsibility and commitment required of pet ownership
  • to be aware that unforeseen situations can occur when owning a pet and it’s important to be ready when they do

Lesson outline:

  • facilitator introduction
  • topic introduction
  • activity
  • Q&A/closing


  • How much will the pet cost? group activity – students are given a child profile, then pick a pet for him/her and calculate the cost of owning that pet.


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Proudly sponsored by Canada Life, our National Development Sponsor.

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