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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Humane Alternatives to Chick-Hatching Projects in Schools

These popular alternatives to classroom chick-hatching projects are humane and educational, and they’re sure to be a hit with your students.

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Make Dissection Digital!

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Get Inspired to Save Animals With this Fun Outdoor Activity!

Teach students to act responsibly for the planet and all animals.

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Why Every Teacher Should Be Anti-Vivisection—Starting With Dissection

Animal testing is bad science, and all educators should know why.

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Animal-Friendly Songs for Your Musical Classroom

TeachKind and PETA Kids teamed up to adapt and create a collection of animal-friendly songs for your musical classroom.

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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