Welcome to TeachKind, PETA’s humane education division! We are former classroom teachers, here to help schools, educators, and parents promote compassion for animals through free lessons, virtual classroom presentations, materials, advice, online resources, and more. Check out TeachKind’s resources and start building empathy for all right now!

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Join TeachKind’s Tour Crew to Help Kids Learn Empathy for All!

TeachKind’s tour teams have inspired over 100,000 young students at elementary schools, after-school programs, and summer camps across the U.S. to practice empathy for all animals. By leading 30-minute educational presentations alongside one of TeachKind’s animatronic animals—Ellie the elephant or Carly the cow—you could teach the next generation the importance of having compassion for all… Read more »

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13 Easy Ways to Celebrate a Kind Winter Holiday in Your Classroom

Get a head start on the winter holiday by bringing some animal-friendly cheer to your class!

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Amazing ‘Arctic Animals’ Printable Mini Book and Activity

Revamp your Arctic animals unit with this engaging activity—your students will have snow much fun reading about these animals and learning how they can help!

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Make Dissection Digital!

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Humane Dissection for Your School

Learn how your school can receive a free alternative to dissection for use in science classrooms!

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Activity: Santa’s First Vegan Christmas

Santa learns a very important lesson in compassion for all beings in this engaging holiday activity.

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Encourage Peace for Animals With TeachKind’s Holiday Ornament Crafts

This holiday season, give animals the ultimate gift by spreading awareness of their rights with these easy and adorable DIY ornaments.

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Epidemic: Kids Hurting Animals

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind