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October 15, 2012

Kind News Resource Room

Supplements to the October/November 2012 issue

Kind News magazine

Kind News October/November 2012 cover

The HSUS

The United Nations declared 2011–12 The International Year of the Bat. Visit batcon.org for more information about celebrations and bat conservation initiatives around the globe. While there, check out the resources for educators and the KidzCave for worksheets, puzzles, videos, and more about these fascinating mammals.

Class activity

Can students think of an animal who needs our help for some reason? Perhaps the animal is one hardly anyone likes. Maybe the animal is hunted or trapped or endangered. Have students pretend that they have written a book about the animal and now must design the book cover. The front should have an attractive cover and title, with the back featuring positive reviews and so on. The inside front flap should summarize why the book was written and include information about the animal. The inside back flap should tell about the author.

Worksheets and puzzle pages

Primary, grades K-2: Backyard Buddies
Junior/Senior, grades 3-6: Silly Shelter Sentences
You can also print out a puzzle page from the Primary edition of Kind News: Circles of Kindness

More resources

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