Wouldn't it be nice if we no longer needed sponsored weeks to encourage compassion and kindness towards animals?
Until that day is here, why not use this first week of May to raise awareness about how our community and the world, benefits from raising compassionate children?
What is a Humane Education? Many organizations offer ideas and lesson plans to help parents and teachers, for free. Here are five:
American Humane Association: Educator Resources
The National Humane Education Society: Lesson Plans
Humane Society of the United States: Resources for Parents & Educators
MSPCA-Angell: Lesson Plans (aligned with Massachusetts Dept. of Education)
"The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated." - Mahatma Gandhi