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Welcome to TeachKind, PETA’s humane-education division! We’re here to help schools and educators promote kindness and compassion for animals through free lesson plans, classroom presentations, materials, advice, online resources, and more. Teaching kids to have empathy for all beings is a big step toward building a better, more compassionate world. Check out TeachKind’s resources and start teaching animal rights now!

Thanksgiving Class Project: Give Turkeys a Hand!

Thanksgiving is no fun for turkeys, but you can help your students speak up in their behalf this year with this cute and simple craft project!

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Teach Compassion With TeachKind’s ‘Share the World’

Share the World is perfect for teaching elementary school students the Golden Rule and the importance of compassion and empathy. Order a kit for free!

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How Your School Can Help Chained Dogs

TeachKind’s “Change for Chained Dogs” pack makes fundraising for animals easy!

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6 Ways Your Class Can Help Homeless Animals

Learning how more than 6 million animals end up in shelters across the country every year can lead students to make lifesaving decisions.

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What Every Teacher Should Know About ‘No-Kill’ Policies

Get the facts on what “no-kill” really means for animals.

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Progress: Most U.S. Students Can Opt Out of Dissection!

“American Biology Teacher”—an award-winning, peer-reviewed science-education journal—publishes PETA’s dissection data.

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This Robotic Elephant Is Helping Students Say NO to Circuses

Thousands of elementary school students across the country have already heard Ellie the mechanical elephant’s empowering message!

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12 Cruelty-Free Teacher Hacks You’ll Love

These money-saving tips and tricks using everyday products will make every compassionate teacher’s life easier.

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Where Do Eggs Come From? (Kindergarten–5th Grade)

Chickens are fascinating and smart individuals—but they’re also one of the most abused animals on Earth. Introduce elementary school students to the cruelty that’s inherent in the egg industry.

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Where Do Eggs Come From? (Grades 6–12) Mercy for Animals

Where Do Eggs Come From? (Grades 6–12)

Where do eggs in grocery stores REALLY come from? Get students thinking critically about egg production and the lives of chickens!

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