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Kind News magazine

The premier humane education magazine for classrooms and homes, Kind News helps students connect with animals and build stronger, more empathetic relationships.

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2019 Parents’ Choice Approved

Kind News is a Parents’ Choice Approved Award Winner for 2019!  See our review here.

Notice to Subscribers:

Due to circumstances surrounding COVID-19, the May/June 2020 issue of Kind News magazine will be available in digital format only. Click the button below to view the issue!

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If you subscribed before 4/30/2020 and provided an email address, we emailed you a digital version of the May/June 2020 issue. We will also extend your subscription term and send you one additional print issue.

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The magazine for kids about animals

RedRover began publishing Kind News magazine in early 2017. Created for K-6 students, Kind News teaches kids to care for animals. Engaging articles, colorful illustrations, activities, and games inspire readers to explore the relationship between people and animals and develop the knowledge and skills necessary for empathy.

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Lesson Plans

Download the Beginner’s Guide to Bird Watching from the March/April 2019 issue

Download the full lesson plan on Animal Senses from the Jan/Feb 2018 issue

Download the full lesson plan on the Dangers of Dogs in Hot Cars from the May/June 2018 issue

2019 Parents’ Choice Approved

Kind News is a Parents’ Choice Approved Award Winner for 2019!  See our review here.

  • "My kindergarten students' eyes light up when we receive Kind News in the classroom. They are so excited to turn the pages to learn about animals, engage in fun games, and see real pictures. They love that they are able to take Kind News to share these stories with their families!"

    Kimberly Craig, Shambaugh Elementary, Fort Wayne, IN
  • "My humane society has supported local schools with Kind News for so many years because we truly believe that educating our children is the most effective and proactive approach to fostering kindness towards animals."

    Teri, IN
  • Thurston County Humane Society has been sponsoring Kind News for 20 years! The students absolutely love these magazines. They help them understand and respect animals and encourage empathy and critical thinking. Every year we budget for this educational effort!

    Rita Willits, Secretary-Treasurer, Thurston County Humane Society, Olympia, WA

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Professional development for teachers on how to use animal stories and discussion strategies to help students practice skills necessary for social and emotional learning.

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