Information for Families and Whānau

SPCA’s vision is to provide engaging NZ Curriculum aligned resources for schools. These are designed to encourage exploration and development of knowledge, skills, and understandings needed to create feelings of empathy, compassion, respect and justice for the lives of all living things.

Supporting your child's empathetic development

There is a lot of advice and research out there that suggest family pets are a great way to teach children compassion and responsibility. However, the presence of animals in a home alone does not automatically make children more empathetic. Click on the content below to learn more.


SPCA NZ Education Community Facebook Page

Join our private Facebook group for continued updates, inspiration and support.

Join here