The following pages offer great ideas for projects which kids can use to fulfill service learning requirements or just because they want to make a difference for animals.
Activities That Help Animals
Animaland Pages: Community Service Projects (.pdf)
This fun 4-page handout shows kids how they can get involved in helping animals in their neighborhoods, from animal-assisted therapy projects to speaking out against dissection.
Teacher Newsletter with Activities for K-8 (.pdf)
Complete details and instructions for working with a local food bank, attracting birds and other wildlife to school grounds, collecting towels and blankets for your animal shelter, plus more.
ASPCA's Website for Children
ASPCAkids.org offers a wealth of information written for children about animals, pet care, animal-related careers, and important animal-related issues, such as animal cruelty and pet overpopulation. The site also features games, the Ask Azula Q&A column, and pet and pet video of the week submissions from kids.
Fulfill school requirements and answer the call to make a difference with these service learning ideas.
Design ‘Adopt Me’ Bandanas for Shelter Dogs and Cats
Design Holiday Cards
Hold a Fundraising Sale
Hold a Wish List Drive
How to Make a Catnip Toy and Bake Dog Biscuits
Read-a-thon for Shelter Animals