Children Make Terrible Pets

Children make Terrible Pets turns the idea of having a pet on its head. Imagine if an animal had a human for a pet! This story with its wonderful illustrations and humour really appeals to kids. It’s a great springboard into several topics, including animals, home, family and responsibility. It’s also a good story to introduce and practise prepositions.

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Children Make Terrible Pets

Children Make Terrible Pets book cover - link to story resources page on Kids Club English

Find Story videos, Crafts and Printables, Prepositions songs, Animal songs, Home songs and Family songs on this page.

Story videos

Crafts and Printables

These prepositions flashcards and game card sets include key vocabulary in the story. They include detailed activity suggestions to help inspire you to introduce and practise prepositions in a fun and memorable way. Where’s Squeaker? More details in our TpT store.

Songs

This story is a nice springboard into quite a few different vocabulary topics. Below you can find song collections relating to the topics of Animals, Home and Family.

Choose your favourites from the galleries and sing and dance together.  You can also let the songs play continuously in the background if you use the playlists. Alternatively, go to our playlists on our Youtube channel.

Prepositions songs

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Animal songs

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Home songs

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Family songs

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