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.

Resource K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Keep Wild Animals Wild
3 levels: K-2, 3-5, 6-8
Climate Change and Animals
3 brochures
Cats, Dogs, and Us
3 levels: K-2, 3-5, 6-8
Big Trunks, Tiny Tales
Videos, Action Plans. Student Magazine. Elephants
Elephants, Never Forget
Videos, Action Plans, Brochures, Posters
Born to Be Wild
save the tigers. Illustrated brochure.
Under One Sky
explores many ways animals matter.
Illustrated brochure.
Beneath the Waves
dives deep into world under the seas,
exploring whates & other marine wildlife
Illustrated brochures, plans.
To the Rescue
animal rescues in disaster situations. Brochures, videos.
Making Waves for Seals

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