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!
Black History Month Activities: Celebrate Civil Rights Leaders Who’ve Stood Up for Humans AND Other AnimalsAngela-Davis-Mar-28-2006.jpg | Nick Wiebe | CC-BY-SA-3.0
Many civil rights proponents have extended their compassion to animals. Teach your students about the connection they made between struggles.
These popular alternatives to classroom chick-hatching projects are humane and educational, and they’re sure to be a hit with your students.
Order a free set of classroom posters to make your learning space more animal-friendly.
“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