Remembering My Pet
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Kids need honest, caring words and hands-on activities to accept and grow through the loss of a beloved pet.
Why did this happen? How do I feel? What can I do? What happens next?
The death of a pet is often a child’s first encounter with grief. How your child learns to cope through this experience may affect his or her attitude into adulthood. With wisdom from a skilled psychotherapist and the broad multi-faith perspective of a Christian minister, Remembering My Pet provides a sensitive and practical resource that will help children ages 7-13 cope with the death of a beloved animal.
Children can write, draw, read, create and express feelings via concrete, hands-on activities including:
- a Memory Detective to piece together clues to remember their
- a memorial service and making a pet memorial
- photo memories of their pet
- their pet’s memory by giving to others
- Open and gentle, this book will help your child―and you as the
- parent―understand difficult concepts and communicate deep feelings
- as your child grows through this personal season of