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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TeachKind Rescue Stories: ‘Saving Samson the Beagle’

Rescue stories reveal the stark reality that many animals face, but their happy endings empower students, making these true accounts ideal for learners of all ages and abilities.

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Meet the Winners of TeachKind’s 2023 Teacher of the Year Contest

Get ready to be inspired by TeachKind’s 2023 Teacher of the Year!

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Mother’s Day Activities: Let’s Celebrate Animal Moms, Too

There’s nothing quite like a mother’s love. Teach your students how animals cherish their babies.

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Make Dissection Digital!

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Humane Alternatives to Chick-Hatching Projects in Schools

These popular alternatives for teaching the life cycle of a chicken are humane and educational, and they’re sure to be a hit with your students.

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Spotlight: Meet Author and Vegan Activist Stewart Mitchell

The children’s book author and activist known as Vigilante Vegan talks to TeachKind about his inspiring work.

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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