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Elephant Toolkit

Teach young learners about elephants, the threats they face, and what we can do to protect them and other wildlife.

Teaching Tools About Elephants

Teach young learners about elephants, the threats they face, and what we can do to protect them and other wildlife.

Available Toolkits

  • Full Elephant Toolkit

    Teach young learners about elephants, the threats they face, and what we can do to protect them and other wildlife.

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  • Educator's Resource Guide

    The elephant resource guide is designed to give you all the information you need to teach your students about elephants and wildlife conservation. The guide provides fun elephant facts, why they matter, what threats they face, what WWF is doing to help elephants and other wildlife, and what kids can do to help. It also includes a fun elephant word puzzle to do with your students.

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  • Watch Your Noodles for Elephants' Sake

    Arts Education Activity

    Students will create a collage to represent the impact a common household ingredient has on elephants' survival.

    (45-60 minutes | Grades 3-5)

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  • How to Outsmart an Elephant

    Science Activity

    This activity challenges students to use scientific investigation skills to design an experiment to test possible elephant deterrent techniques.

    (30-45 minutes | Grades 3-5)

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  • Be the Voice

    Language Arts Activity

    Students will create a public service announcement that will raise awareness about wildlife crime and how to speak up for animals that have no voice.

    (45-60 minutes | Grades 3-5)

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  • The Ranger Diaries

    Language Arts Activity

    After reading a short article about wildlife rangers, students will compose a journal entry as if they were a ranger, reflecting on their day's work protecting elephants.

    (30-45 minutes | Grades 3-5)

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  • Trade Knowledge, Not Ivory

    Social Studies Activity

    To understand the ins and outs of illegal ivory trade, students will perform mini research projects and engage in a team teaching exercise to learn aspects of geography, civics, history, and economics from each other.

    (60 minutes | Grades 3-5)

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  • How Did the Elephant Cross the Road?

    Physical Education Activity

    Students will work together to transport an object safely from one area to another—representing the benefits of wildlife corridors to species like elephants.

    (20-30 minutes | Grades 3-5)

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  • Elephant Posters (8.5x11)

    Classroom Posters

    Download one PDF file containing both 8.5x11 elephant posters.

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  • Elephant Posters (11x17)

    Classroom Posters

    Download one PDF file containing both 11x17 elephant posters.

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  • Certificate of Achievement

    Student Recognition

    Reward your students' completion of the toolkit with this printable PDF certificate.

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