Classroom Tails

02 November 2020

'Animals play a huge part in many children™s lives. Even before they are born, there are suggested benefits to infants and mothers from playing the sounds of whales and other creatures during pregnancy. And when they arrive in the world, animal mobiles, toys, pictures, motifs and objects soon surround babies. They will hear animal-related fables, stories, songs and rhymes. Animals often spark curiosity and imagination. And around the world, pets play a valuable part in family life. According to a recent survey, one in three Americans give their dogs birthday presents, whereas nearly seven in ten New Zealanders own a pet.' Read the full article here.

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