A quick overview of the Rhode Island SPCA and the work that we do. This is usually followed by a tour of our shelter, where kids can see cats, dogs, and small animals. If done in school, it can be followed by another program on a specific animal, or as a standalone with craft activities and handouts.
Students learn about a variety of animals in history who became famous because of their extraordinary abilities or the ways they helped humans. With older kids, discussion can follow about how our society has changed its attitude about animals’ places in our lives. 30 minutes.