HELPING TEACHERS INSPIRE COMPASSION FOR ANIMALS, PEOPLE & THE ENVIRONMENT

Active Together: K – Grade 2

Kindergarten – Grade 2 Below are discussion questions and activities to highlight the importance of being active and how activity makes us – and our pets – feel! Both the discussion questions and activities are part of the ‘Active Together’ character education theme for the 2023-2024 school year! To see other character building themes, click […]

Empathy: K – Grade 3

Division 1: Kindergarten – Grade 3 Below are discussion questions and activities to foster empathy for animals, people, and the environment. Both the discussion questions and activities are part of the ‘Empathy’ character education theme for the 2022-2023 school year! To see other character building themes, click here! Discussion Questions: What do you see on […]

Lesson 6: Positive Interactions (Div 1)

Lesson 6: Positive Interactions This lesson will explore the importance of positive interactions with animals. Watch the ‘Five Needs of Animals – Positive Interactions’ (5:14) video. There are two video options for this lesson: Interactive or Normal. The interactive version has questions built into the video that students answer as they watch. Watch as a […]

Lesson 5: Behaviour (Div 1)

Lesson 5: Behaviour This lesson will explore how the behavioural needs of animals are met. Watch the ‘Five Needs of Animals – Behaviour’ (4:30) video. There are two video options for this lesson: Interactive or Normal. The interactive version has questions built into the video that students answer as they watch. Watch as a class, […]

Lesson 4: Health (Div 1)

Lesson 4: Health This lesson will explore how the health needs of animals are met. Watch the ‘Five Needs of Animals – Health’ (4:22) video. There are two video options for this lesson: Interactive or Normal. The interactive version has questions built into the video that students answer as they watch. Watch as a class, […]

Lesson 3: Environment (Div 1)

Lesson 3: Environment This lesson will explore how the environmental needs of animals are met. Watch the ‘Five Needs of Animals – Environment’ (4:52) video. There are two video options for this lesson: Interactive or Normal. The interactive version has questions built into the video that students answer as they watch. Watch as a class, […]

Lesson 2: Nutrition (Div 1)

Lesson 2: Nutrition This lesson will explore how the nutritional needs of animals are met, and how this compares to people. Watch the “Five Needs of Animals – Nutrition” (4:12) video. There are two video options for this lesson: Interactive or Normal. The interactive version has questions built into the video that students answer as […]

Get Nina Home! The Alberta SPCA Animal Game

Get Nina Home! The Alberta SPCA Animal Game You are visiting your friend Jamal and his dog, Nina the border collie, who live on a farm. You have been out playing in the field with your friends and need to get back to the house to feed Nina. Help get Nina home by answering questions […]

Kindness Challenge

Kindness Challenge Thank you to everyone who participated in the Kindness Challenge 2021! Don’t forget to let us know if your class and/or group participated in the challenge to earn your map mark on the Kindness Map and to be mailed your certificate!  To let us know, click the button to the right and complete […]

Animals and Remembrance Day – Divisions 1 & 2

Animals and Remembrance Day Go to Division 3+ Classroom Activities Remembrance Day is a time to recognize, appreciate and remember those that have served and continue to serve our country in the past and present, as well as in times of war and peace. Included with these brave individuals are animals that have served alongside […]

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