Big Trunks, Tiny Tales
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Our new elephants resources for your K-2 students, Big Trunks, Tiny Tales includes science and reading lessons, a classroom poster, set of activity masters, and guide to extra activities.
Program overview »
Teaching tips, curriculum connections, extension activities, take-home family pledge and art contest entry form
Activity masters »
Student worksheets directly related to assessing your student’s understanding of the content
Animal Action lessons & activities »
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Just how handy is an elephant's trunk? Why does your dog turn in circles? Encourage your students to discover the answers to these and other creature questions on our Discover Animals - Fun Stuff for Kids pages.
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IFAW's Animal Action Education program is supported by:
Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation
Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust
Wallace Genetic Foundation
...and participating educators worldwide!
In the past century, the number of elephants in the wild has declined by 50 per cent. Their disappearance could devastate ecosystems and have a lasting impact on the biodiversity of our planet. I hope this program will inspire and empower you to help protect elephants worldwide.”
– Leonardo DiCaprio
Actor & Activist