Rrrrats ... Enjoy learning about rats and that these creatures have their place in Creation.
A pet rat was examined for this project. Library books were borrowed and rat facts explored.
Body features of the rat were looked at closely, taking special care to part the lips slightly and expose teeth.
Health issues were discussed and diseases that rats spread.
Children were fascinated with the fact that rats live just about anywhere.
Creation and why God created rats and what possible benefits rats could have in the environment was also discussed.
Breeding patterns were observed and pictures of different types of rats were found using the internet.
It was explained what rodents are and a rodent poster was made with pictures of each rodent and the name written underneath. Pictures were found in old magazines and newspapers.