A lot of people see pigeons every day. You could see them on a walk in a park, in a parking lot, on your way to school, or even outside your bedroom window. It’s true that pigeons may not look like you. (After all, you don’t have feathers, right?) But they’re like us in a lot of ways!
And just like us, pigeons are misunderstood at times and treated badly—simply because they’re different. And that’s always wrong. Sometimes, people chase them or think they’re dirty. But if you’re a kind kid, you know that animals deserve to be in the park just as much as you do. Also, have you ever looked closely at a pigeon? They have such beautifully colored feathers.
You can help pigeons just by letting them live their lives in peace and encouraging others to do the same. Here’s how:
Fill in this coloring sheet to tell everyone you know, “I’m a friend to pigeons!” Hang it on your fridge or in your room to remind yourself and others who see it to be kind to the animals we share the world with. Just follow these steps: