Enjoy humane educational videos with your children at home with “Read with UPAWS” humane storytime presented by UPAWS and sponsored by the Literacy Legacy Fund of Michigan.
NEW VIDEOS: The second week of every month here on our page. Due to COVID-19, our Read to Your Shelter Pet in-shelter children reading to the UPAWS animals’ program is delayed until further notice.
VIDEOS LINK: Read with UPAWS Stories
Please take the time to take a short survey about the Read with UPAWS program: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/T25PL26
More fun things to do at home!
Read a great book. We love RedRover’s Recommended Books with Humane Themes for preschool, early elementary, and middle-grade readers. Their page is organized by topic, so you can pick what interests you most.
Play a game together. Check out this printable board game from the Animal Welfare Institute and help pretend dogs or cats get the care they need! There is even a black-and-white version you can color yourself for even more fun.
Make some cool crafts for your furry friends. Our shelter kitties always enjoy a new hand-made blanket if you would like to make something to donate. How to link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fGlXY2Eux6g
Our shelter dogs like snuffle mats if you like to make them: Here is the link: https://www.freekidscrafts.com/pet-snuffle-mat/