If you give a mouse a burialIf your kid finds a dead mouse in the backyard, you will have to dig a hole.
While you're digging the hole, you'll think "I need to plant that jalapeno plant I bought two weeks ago".
You decide to give the mouse's death meaning by using the same hole.
If you're now planting a jalapeno there, as well as a dead mouse, you will want to add some compost.
If you're digging out compost anyway, you decide you might as well turn all the compost over.
Once you have all this in the ground, your kid will want to say a prayer.
While he's saying the prayer, he'll decide a $1 store Halloween decoration gravestone is a better marker than a pepper plant.
And if your son decides to mark the grave with a $1 store Halloween gravestone, your daughter will make the mouse a cross out of sticks and yarn