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All About Animals & Resources for Tough Conversations

We’re serving up some wholesome Learning Snacks after a week full of extraordinary events and tough conversations. For a little support, we offer this basic guide from NPR to speaking with children about the recent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Dive a little deeper and provide some context with Facing History and Ourselves.
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LITTLE: Let’s pretend to be puppies. Some dramatic play with Pinkalicious and Peterrific!

MIDDLE: Discover traveling whale songs full of trumpets, shrieks, grunts, and purrs. Whales have trends, too!

BIGGER: Do dogs understand fairness? This pup goes on strike when she realizes she’s not being fairly compensated.

THINKALONG: Something to consider: Should hate speech be protected by the First Amendment?