Whether you are thinking about adopting a classroom pet or just looking for a fun way to teach your students about animals and their needs, a hamster preschool theme is a great choice. These lesson ideas would also be a good addition to unit about pets. Hamsters usually eat a food mix that contains a variety of dried nuts and seeds like corn, sunflower seeds, peanuts, millet and dried peas, but they will eat almost anything. As a treat hamsters may enjoy small pieces of fruits and vegetables like apples, carrots, broccoli and parsley. Arrange to have a pet hamster visit your classroom for a few days. When it arrives, talk to the class about what things the hamster needs.
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