Family vacations can be loads of fun, but as any parent can tell you, planning can be stressful, too. Even young children may have worries about going away, especially if a beloved pet will be left behind. Who's going to take care of Fido while you're gone?
Here's an activity that exercises your third grader's writing skills, gives her practise in writing non-fiction text, and eases those vacation worries. Have her write a pet care manual so she can relax worry-free knowing that Fido will be well-cared for.