Kids innately have an attraction and a desire to care for animals. Given this foundation, there are many ways in which we can instill an even greater love and respect for animals in our children, here are just 5 ways to teach your kids compassion for animals.
Not only does this compassion and care for creatures benefit the animals of the world, but it also builds character and helps our children develop into well-rounded human beings that approach the world with a concern and respect for others. This love for animals actually teaches kids how to treat one another, and how to be integral components of society.
So how can we foster this love for animals? There are a number of different ways, here are just a few:
Read the 5 Ways to teach compassion for animals here on the Envirokidz Blog.
And, as a BONUS, here are some really fun holidays that celebrate animals around the world! Pin this, and celebrate some of them with your kids!
Photo Credit: Deposit Photos: Little boy kissing golden retriever; boy kissing dog
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