ELENA is education with living animals. The core is keeping animals in the classrooms or meeting them on the school grounds. ELENA is learning through real experiences. ELENA is joy and fun. ELENA is the assumption of responsibility by emotionally motivated students. ELENA engages students’ thinking on environmental actions and a conscious life. ELENA aims to raise nature awareness, responsibility and to enhance children’s connection to nature around them. It aims to bring students back to nature through direct personal contact with the various species.