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Did you hear the one about the lamb in a diaper?

Earlier this month, Barn Babies visited each of the classrooms.

The children took the plunge and interacted with kittens, puppies, a lamb (one week old and in a diaper), a pig, and a chicken. The smaller animals were swaddled in blankets for the children to hold, and others were in pens that the children could enter.

Some of the children were tentative at first. But by the end, each child had played with or held at least a few baby animals. Interacting with these babies brings out children’s calm, caring, and nurturing selves. More than one baby kitten fell asleep in a child’s arms.

Check out these photos!

Chickadees

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Goldfinch and Nuthatch

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