On Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Teach About Native Americans’ Push to Rescue Lolita

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Elders from a Native American Nation in Washington are trying everything to rescue orca Lolita. Here are their efforts to bring her home.

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How to Help Animals During the Holidays With TeachKind

Teach students to show compassion to animals this holiday season and beyond.

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6 Empathy-Building Ways to Celebrate the ‘Year of the Rat’ in Your Classroom

The Chinese Lunar New Year brought us the Year of the Rat, so let’s learn more about these smart and sensitive animals.

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TeachKind Rescue Stories: Christmas the Puppy’s First Holiday

Rescue stories reveal the stark reality that many animals face, but their happy endings motivate students to take action, making them ideal for learners of all ages and abilities.

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TeachKind Rescue Stories: Mayflower the Turkey

Rescue stories reveal the stark reality faced by many animals, but they’re ideal for learners of all ages and abilities because the happy endings motivate students to take action.

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Truly Awesome Turkeys: A Thanksgiving Lesson

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Your students will gobble up these awesome facts about turkeys and learn how to help them with this engaging activity!

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5 Compassionate Ways to Celebrate the ‘Year of the Pig’ in Your Classroom

The Chinese lunar new year brought us the Year of the Pig, so let’s learn more about these animals.

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TeachKind Rescue Stories: Waheed and Tracy the Camels Fall in Love

Rescue stories reveal the stark reality that many animals face, but their happy endings motivate students to take action, making them well-suited to learners of all ages and abilities.

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This Groundhog Day, Say No to Cruel Holiday Displays

Groundhog Day is no holiday for the animals forced to “perform” in front of large crowds, exposed to flash photography and loud noise.

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Make Dissection Digital!

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Set Kind Classroom Goals With TeachKind’s New Year Activities

What better time is there than the new year to recommit to the kind standards that you set for your class at the beginning of the school year?

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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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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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WATCH: Meet Mayflower, the Turkey Changing Folks’ Minds About Thanksgiving

Mayflower’s sweet story is a reminder to us all that turkeys should never end up as Thanksgiving centerpieces. Find out how you can help these animals.

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TeachKind Rescue Stories: Jake’s Recovery

Rescue stories reveal the stark reality that many animals face, but their happy endings motivate students to take action, making these stories ideal for learners of all ages and abilities.

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Epidemic: Kids Hurting Animals

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