Are you looking for some fun activities this Valentine’s that will also encourage your students to think critically about their choices? Below are five activity suggestions for bringing humane education to your classroom this Valentine’s Day. 1) Finding the Perfect Valentine’s Day Card Today, holiday cards can be made with
By Jim Poyser The first and last photo of this Climate Chronicles entry are literally the first and last photo I took during the Climate Camp week, July 25-29. It is a strange mystery, these two shoes, the kind of thing that makes you smile and think, well, think that
By Claire Howe Comprehensive humane education, by its very name, covers an expansive number of topics, everything from oceanic plastic pollution to oppressive child labor. While an issue may seem isolated, humane education invites students to think critically about that problem and better understand how it affects people, animals, and
By Chris Parrucci When one thinks of summer, images of beaches, backyards and relaxing vacations come to mind. For HEART campers around NYC, their summers were filled with just as much fun as they spent their sunny days learning about and helping people, animals and the environment. In early July
By Kristina Hulvershorn Tasked with teaching water conservation to a group of kids ranging in age from 8 to 18, I enlisted the help of Aspen, one the teens who would be in the group, a few days before we would all meet. He and I wanted to strategize
HEART’s Caring Kids: Animal Ambassadors program at Animal Haven had a very special guest come and visit. Tod Emko, founder of Darwin Animal Doctors (DAD), talked to the kids about the Galapagos Islands, endangered species, and his organization’s work to bring veterinary care to the local cats and dogs.
In honor of Earth Day we put together a collection of fun and eco-friendly activities you can do with kids. Whether it’s making art out of trash, thinking up creative uses for the paper that normally gets tossed in the recycling bin, or reimagining the plastic water bottle, we’ve got
A number of years ago images taken by photographer Chris Jordan showing the plight of the albatross went viral online. Inspired by those heartbreaking photographs of the massive birds filled with plastic, HEART instructors Kim Korona and Chris Parrucci came up with a powerful lesson to teach kids about the