The rats are coming! The rats are coming!
We’re sure you’re just as excited as we are about our pet rats that will be arriving in the library next Monday! Over this past weekend, Ms. Walker went shopping to collect all the things that Michael & Chris decided that we needed to complete our rat habitat: an exercise wheel, water bottles and food dishes, food pellets, a hide house, climbing toys, and bedding. Here’s how it looks right now . . .
In addition, Ms. Lane (from the front office) showed us about an article from the Vancouver Metro newspaper all about how having rats (or other pets) in the classroom can enrich students’ learning experience. Click on the picture below to read the article.