Skip to Main Content

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!

Calling All Kind Teachers for TeachKind’s Teacher Appreciation Contest!

Are you or is someone you know going above and beyond to teach students to be kind to animals? TeachKind wants to hear all about it!

Read More

How Littering Hurts Animals

No lesson on the proper disposal of waste and recycling would be complete without examining how our trash can hurt animals—and how to prevent harming them.

Read More

Cruelty-Free Classroom Cleaning Products

Make sure that the products you use in your classroom aren’t tested on animals.

Read More

Why Humane Education?

Teaching students empathy for animals is important. Here’s why.

Read More
Humane Science Projects © iStock.com/Ababsolutum

Humane Science Projects

Animals are not science projects, and there are better ways to learn about our world! Check out these humane project ideas that your students will love.

Read More

Animal Rights and Women’s Rights (VIDEO)

Women have a played a crucial role in each major social justice movement—and they can continue to do so by fighting for the rights of animals.

Read More

Help Free Chimpanzees Tootie, Louie, and Joe

No one deserves a life of isolation and deprivation. Your students can make 2016 a year of freedom for chimpanzees in captivity!

Read More

Free 2016 Desktop Calendars for Teachers

Get your monthly dose of cute animals, happy rescue stories, and humane-education tips!

Read More

How PETA’s Been Working to End Dissection for Good

Will your school be the next to choose compassion?

Read More

Top Animal Rights Movies to Show in Class

Open your students’ eyes to the world of animal rights with these animal-friendly films.

Read More