SPCA's Resources for Schools have been designed for primary and intermediate school teachers looking for innovative resources that provide real life, meaningful contexts for teaching and learning with the New Zealand Curriculum. 

If you’d like to connect with like-minded kaiako and educators, get inspiration, gain support from others, and share what your tamariki have created and learnt, why not join our private Facebook group SPCA NZ Education Community.



What's New or Coming Soon!


Exciting News: Every Māori medium education primary and intermediate education setting has been gifted sets of SPCA's new Instructional Readers - te reo Māori editions, which focus on Animals in the Wild and Responsible Animal Guardianship. Reader response activities are available in te reo Māori, for all 24 SPCA Instructional Readers!


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Kind Matters Colouring Competition

We're excited to announce our colouring contest running from Tuesday 1st August and closing on Monday 23rd October August 2023, featuring Elastic Island Adventures- Rarotonga by Karen McMillan. Through the colouring contest, we hope to emphasise the significance of sun safety for our animal friends. Competition details and terms and conditions can be found in the latest issue of Kind Matters.


To celebrate Te Wiki o te Reo Māori, we’re excited to share the instructional reader Rupert, Porohita Poroporo me te Pere, by John Carr, retold in te reo Māori by Nikora Ngaropo.

The story is about Rupert, Room Four’s goldfish. He lives alone in a small bowl, has no plants to nibble, and has nothing to explore or enrich his day. One student decides it’s time to do something to help Rupert.