American Humane Association offers excellent Be Kind to Animals and Be Kind to Animals…and People, Too! units for K-12 students. All materials are available for download, including a Humane Education Pledge Form. The curriculum is easy for first-time humane educators to use. Please take advantage of these great ideas!
PETAKids is a website for children, where kids can subscribe for the free magazine GRRR! – a cool, colorful magazine with lots of celeb interviews. You can also download back issues.
ASPCA-Kids is a fun kids’ site.
National Humane Education Society will mail you a humane education packet including lesson plans, a Teacher’s Guide, tips on connecting with schools, and interactive ways to present humane ed. They will also visit classrooms free in New York, DC, and California.
Teach Kind offers lesson plans and videos on many animal welfare issues.
Janie’s Coloring Hats is a fun activity where kids color black and white animal drawings that are then made into hats.
British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals offers units on bite prevention, “kindness counts” and empathy, rabbits and guinea pigs.
Canadian Federation of Humane Societies offers PDF back issues of their humane education newspaper for children.