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Animals at work

Posted by on Mar. 7, 2013 at 5:30 AM
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I recently wrote a grant to get a new class pet. I was approved, and pet smart gave me $175 for the purchase of a pet snake and a starter kit. I ended up spending $80 for what would have easily cost me upwards of $200.

Her name is meadow, and she is a baby snow corn snake. She currently resides in my apartment, but will be relocated to my classroom after spring break.

My 4 year old is thrilled, and my 18 mo old is interested, too.

Dh is creeped out.
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calsmom62
by Silver Member on Mar. 7, 2013 at 7:15 AM
Good for you. . We had a ball python in a kindergarten class. The kids loved it and it sparked their interest in scientific observation and writing about what they learned.
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cjsmom1
by Platinum Member on Mar. 7, 2013 at 7:43 AM
That's great. When I was younger we loved having a pet snake.
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trfgirl56701
by Melissa on Mar. 7, 2013 at 9:24 AM

Very cool. DS would love to stand and look at it but I don't think it would live very long once DH saw it lol

deccaf
by Platinum Member on Mar. 7, 2013 at 10:03 AM

I would be with your DH.  Not a fan of snakes.

leahbeah143
by Leah on Mar. 7, 2013 at 10:27 AM

 gross lol snakes creep me out, but I am definitely all for class pets!

And speaking of pets at work, the VP's doggies should be here today which means I get a puppy at my desk :-)

mickstinator
by on Mar. 7, 2013 at 11:39 AM

haha. how fun! i always loved having a class pet. 

my coworkers brings her dog to work every day, so we have a little work pooch. : )

adamsmom0116
by Gold Member on Mar. 7, 2013 at 12:01 PM

Yeah, I think I'm with your DH on this one. But it's not in MY house, so hey! Enjoy!

iansmommy9
by Bronze Member on Mar. 7, 2013 at 12:36 PM

ME! I won't garden any more because I accidentally picked up a baby snake when cleaning some brush in our backyard when we first moved in. Thinking about it just freaks me out.

Marti123
by Platinum Member on Mar. 7, 2013 at 12:42 PM
Great job with your grant writing!!

Do you have buy mice for it weekly?
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flutter523
by Tracy on Mar. 7, 2013 at 8:28 PM
Eek!!! I would've went with a lizard or hamster lol
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