Desk Pets Starter Kit | Classroom Behavior Management and Incentive System

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Beginning Teacher Talk
Grade Levels
K - 5th, Homeschool
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51 pages
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I have been interested in using desks pets for awhile and this resource provides all the basics you need to get started. Very helpful!
I love this resource!! It’s so colorful and informative. The students are so excited to get their desk pet!


Introducing… desk pets! My Desk Pets Starter Kit has everything you need for your students’ first desk pet - including desk pet labels, desk pet daycare, desk pet money, and MORE! Say goodbye to wandering minds with your brand-new classroom behavior management system.

Not only will desk pets encourage students to stay on task and do their best learning, but your students’ new friends will inject joy into your classroom community! 

What You Get: 

  • Desk Pet Adoption Center sign (U.S. & Canadian spelling, various sizes) 
  • Pet Store & Pet Shop signs 
  • Pet Daycare signs 
  • Desk Pet Habitat labels (option to handwrite OR type names) 
  • Desk Pet Reward punch cards 
  • Letter to Parents (editable) 
  • Dek Pet Adoption Certificate 
  • Student Agreement: How I Will Show Kindness and Respect For My Desk Pet 
  • Writing Activity: Meet My Desk Pet 

I hope you and your students have fun with your new desk pets

Learn How to Implement Desk Pets! 

Why Teachers Like You LOVE This Resource: 

“I used this resource to set up a desk pet program in my kindergarten classroom and my kiddos LOVED IT!  They were obsessed!  This pack includes everything you need and more to get started.” - Courtney Z 

“LOVE! This was so easy to print and implement with my students.  They truly enjoyed having desks pets.  I can't wait to use this resource again next year.” - Angela W. 

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Student Data Binder 

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Positivity Packet 

Editable Newsletter Template

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