The proper way to teach a child to care for a chick!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by AhBee01, Mar 21, 2008.

  1. AhBee01

    AhBee01 Songster

    Nov 7, 2007
    yo. ohio
    My soon to be six yr old son recieved this chick from his teacher at school. He has informed me that it was born today, and that this is the egg it came out of!

    His chick with egg right after being born!


    This is the chick in it's basket/brooder!


    So you see, you train them with the plastic chick so they can't pet it to death!
    Maybe the feed stores should sell these as starter chicks instead of real ones! LOL!!!
    See how long it takes the kids to get board and nothing has to die!

    I love how he uses his imagination he will act like this chick is real for about 3-4 days till he gets something new to play with!!!
    Last edited: Mar 21, 2008
  2. Awwww! That's cute. [​IMG]
  3. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

    May 24, 2007
    That's great!

    You are right, give those to children at Easter and see how long they can properly take care of it before bringing home the real thing.

    I told my teenage boys sitting here with me about your son bringing home a chick and the egg... they were a little concerned about it until I turned the computer to show them pictures!
  4. Bawkadoodledoo

    Bawkadoodledoo Songster

    Jan 4, 2008
    Central MA
    ohhh evil egg!
  5. Nichole77

    Nichole77 Songster

    Jul 14, 2007
    Ha Ha too cute.
  6. chicamama

    chicamama Songster

    Mar 12, 2008
    Topanga Ca
    Very sweet. I'm actually glad we got our chicks a little larger *5 weeks. While I will get some wee ones another time, I've been watching my 4.5 year old and her friends and they can be a bit rough with their *love*. Not too rough, but Ii would be freaking if they were teeny tiny chicks.

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