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.


Big Trunks, Tiny Tales Program overview

Program overview »
Teaching tips, curriculum connections, extension activities, take-home family pledge and art contest entry form


Big Trunks, Tiny Tales Lesson plans & Student magazine

Lesson plans with Student magazine »


Big Trunks, Tiny Tales Worksheet Set

Activity masters »
Student worksheets directly related to assessing your student’s understanding of the content


Big Trunks Tiny Tales Flip Book

Flip book »
The Big Trunks, Tiny Tales lesson plans, student magazine and worksheets combined in one easy-to-read flip book!


Elephants, Never Forget Education Programme

Elephants, Never Forget Video »
Check out our Elephants, Never Forget Video and educational packs for upper elementary and middle school classrooms


Animal Action Lessons

Animal Action lessons & activities »
IFAW offers a wide variety of free thematic education packs -- add them to your collection today!


Discover Animals

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.


These materials are also available in Spanish. Please feel free to contact us with any questions regarding these materials.

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IFAW's Animal Action Education program is supported by:

Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation
Foundation M
moksa organics
Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust
Wallace Genetic Foundation

...and participating educators worldwide!


Leonardo DiCaprio

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

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