Build A Pet Playground

Have you ever noticed all of the brightly-colored, fun tubes at pet stores for hamsters to run and play in?  Of course you have!  But have you noticed the tubes and tunnels for guinea pigs to play in?  Nope, me neither! My kiddos were disappointed that “hamsters get to have all the fun,” so they turned […]

When Pigs Fly: Our Therapy Guinea Pig

I have had a number of different animals as pets.  Bunnies, hamsters, cats, dogs, fish…well…a lot of different pets.  But nothing has come as close to my heart, as our pet guinea pig.  Not even the adorable, fluffy, long eared bunnies (all 11 of them!). Our family has been going through a period of great challenge and […]

Emotions Animal Puppet

Teaching your child(ren) about emotions and how to express them properly is very important. This craft allows for practice talking about your child(ren)’s emotions, as well as fine-motor practice. You will need: white construction paper or card stock, pencil, scissors, Popsicle stick, and tape. 1.  Draw an outline of an animal shape on the white […]