SECONDARY RESOURCES

These activities and resources are designed for students in sixth grade or higher. Students are challenged to practice nonfiction reading skills, make scientific discoveries and strengthen problem-solving abilities while learning how Heifer makes a difference for families around the world.

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cartoon cow, alpaca, goat and bee

Find Your Animal Alter Ego

You probably know that livestock like bees, goats, alpacas and cows make a big difference in the lives of Heifer’s partners. But have you ever considered which Heifer animal you are? Watch this video quiz and answer a few questions to find out!

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Resources

Coloring page for older students and adults, with a goat design
Read more about the NEW! Advanced Coloring Page-Goat resource.

Our adult coloring page featuring a goat from Heifer International is a great way to relax while inspiring some creativity.

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Read more about the NEW! Heifer Anagram Challenge resource.

Put your vocabulary skills to the test with our anagram challenge. To solve the puzzle, use the letters of the words provided to create other words.

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image of the Mighty Páramo geography and environment hands-on demonstration
Read more about the NEW! Mighty Páramo resource.

Home to Heifer’s alpaca projects, the páramo is a unique ecosystem high in the Andes Mountains. This hands-on geography and environment demonstration illustrates the importance of protecting the delicate balance between nature and humans.

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Read more about the NEW! Word Ladders resource.

Can you solve the Word Ladder challenge? This vocabulary puzzle begins with one word and ends in an entirely different word. To solve the puzzle you’ll have to figure out the words that link the two words, changing each word by one letter for each step.

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Coloring page for older students and adults, with an alpaca design
Read more about the NEW! Advanced Coloring Page resource.

Our advanced coloring page is a great way to spark some creativity and to help you relax, unwind and destress!

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Crossword puzzle
Read more about the Environment Crossword and Info Sheet resource.

Learn about the ways that Heifer’s partners work to improve the environment and care for the earth. The info sheet provides clues to this challenging crossword puzzle!

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a guide to recycling with images of different items that can be recycled
Read more about the Can I Recycle This? Infographic resource.

Use this helpful guide to help you improve your care for the earth by recycling at home.

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hundreds of numbered dots, when connected the dots make an image
Read more about the Dot to Dot Challenge resource.

This is not the typical “connect the dots” activity that you remember from elementary school! With patience and focus, you’ll uncover a helpful resource for struggling families around the world!

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Read more about the What's the Difference? resource.

How sharp are your observational skills? Compare images of Heifer’s partners around the world, and try to find subtle differences. Can you find them all?

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Funny Fill-Ins form and story.
Read more about the Funny Fill-ins on the Farm resource.

Have a laugh while practicing grammar and vocabulary skills! This fill-in story will challenge students to remember parts of speech… and might make them giggle at the same time!

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Cover of 7 Ms interactive guide, with a drawing of a goat
Read more about the 7 Ms Interactive Guide resource.

What can livestock provide for families in need? At Heifer, we think they can give 7 different kinds of help — and they all start with the letter M! Explore the 7 Ms with fun activities in our interactive 7 Ms guide.

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A word search that includes 21 countries where Heifer works
Read more about the Country Word Search resource.

Can you find 21 countries where Heifer works? This challenging word search will familiarize you with the names of the countries where Heifer families are improving their lives through agriculture.

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Read more about the Milk Money Secondary Resource Guide resource.

An advanced guide for middle and high school students.

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Global Study Guide: Environment
Read more about the Global Study Guide: Environment resource.

Caring for the Earth is not only part of our mission statement, it’s also integrated into all of our projects. We work with project families to make sure they are caring for their animals and crops in a way that is beneficial to the land. This includes ensuring they have adequate access to clean water and healthy stoves.

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Cover for the About Heifer Global Study Guide
Read more about the Global Study Guide: About Heifer resource.

Goats and chickens are useful — but there’s more to our success! Learn more about how Heifer makes a difference in the communities where we work. We support farmers as they work to earn living incomes, helping them create sustainable futures for themselves and their families. Our practice of Passing on the Gift® transforms recipients into donors and helps build strong, resilient communities.

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Animal Series guide cover
Read more about the Global Study Guide: Animal Gifts resource.

Livestock play a central role in our work, both as a strategy for ending poverty and for achieving food security and proper nutrition. Livestock provide people food and nutrition, while also giving them tangible assets that can generate income, such as eggs or milk. Each country program has a tailored approach to animal health and husbandry, based on local resources and livestock.

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