Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Circle of Life

Alex's class has been learning about animals' life cycles recently at school. As part of their class, they have been checking in on a nest of baby Eagles as well as a nest of owls, via webcams. We've been watching them at home, too, especially the baby Eaglets. Its quite addictive, and we've spent a lot of time over the past week on the Eaglecam!

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This morning, unfortunately, they learned about the end of an animal's life cycle. Their class' very own Peter Rabbit passed away over night, and I was volunteering in the room when Ms. Stading called everyone to the carpet for a very sad class meeting. I think I (and the other mom) probably cried more than the children did, but oh, was this a painful hour to be with eighteen sad little kiddos. Peter was a great class pet, and he will be missed.

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