Resources for Teachers and Classroom Presenters

International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)

The educational site of the International Fund for Animal Welfare is

IFAW offers a wide variety of free thematic education packs including teaching guides, lessons, worksheets, videos, and interactive activities aligned with core curricula.

Teachers Lesson Plans and Resources

Each of these topics contain lesson / teaching plans appropriate to the children’s age and grade level.
Keep Wild Animals Wild – 3 levels of lesson plans: K-2, 3-5, 6-8.
Climate Change and Animals – middle and secondary school student levels. 3 Brochures.
Cats, Dogs, and Us – 3 levels of lesson plans: K-2, 3-5, 6-8. Brochures & Posters.
Big Trunks, Tiny Tales – designed for K-2. Videos, Action Plans. Student Magazine. Elephants.
Elephants, Never Forget – for grades 3 to 8. Videos, Brochures, Posters, Action Plans.
Born to Be Wild – save the tigers. Elementary and middle grades. Illustrated brochure.
Under One Sky – explores the many ways that animals matter. Grades 3-4, 5-9. Illustrated brochures, lesson plans.
Beneath the Waves – dives deep into the world under the seas, exploring whales and other marine wildlife. Grades 3-4, 5-9. Illustrated brochures, plans.
To the Rescue – animal rescues in disaster situations. Grades 5-9, Brochures, videos.
Making Waves for Seals – elementary and middle school grades.

Resources for Students. Flyers, Activities, Collectable Cards

The students section has age-appropriate discussion of many of the same topics that students could access “on their own.”
An Elephant’s World
New Life on the Ice
A Dog’s World
Amazing Whales
Wild About Tigers
A Penguin’s World