Would you rather be a child in a grown ups body or a grown up in a child’s body? Suggested facilitation Does your size affect how you behave? What is the difference between child and grown up? Which is better and why? Who decides when you become a grown up? Does our brain grow up ?
What should Little Red Riding Hood have put in her basket? The following choices have been offered by children in yrR and yr1 ,which would you choose and why? Cookies that are “too magic” A cage A book about wolves A big sword Ask the children to vote on their preferred choice. This could be done through drawing, moving into a designated space or through other voting methods. Return to the enquiry c
INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY FOR CHILDREN COURSE Carnarvon Primary School NG13 8EH. Friday July 4th 2014 –9am-3 pm Sara Stanley specialises in a storied approach to developing Critical Thinking Enquiry based classrooms. She is a National and International speaker and Educational consultant and SAPERE P4C Trainer. She is currently also involved in long term and future educational projects in South African Townships. Pub
Raising standards across the curriculum with critical reasoning, questioning and deeper understanding of philosophical concepts through enquiry. Bookings open for June 27th St Marys Primary, Gorleston Norfolk . Please email for booking form and further details. Testimony Martin Pace from award winning Reflections Nursery and forest School; At Reflections we draw inspiration from Reggio Emilia and listening to childr
Where would you rather fall asleep ? … The Three Bear’s cottage or The gingerbread house Why? Facilitation of play When the children have chosen their answers help them create both places for role play. These could be simple material dens, using existing role play structures, blocks in the block area or outside spaces. Ask the children which resources and props they will need in these places. Observ
Would you rather live … in a cage full of toys or in an empty Palace? Why? Questions to further develop children’s thinking What does the word “live” in this context mean? Is it different to being alive? Can you live without doing? Do you have to have your freedom to live?
It looks like I will be back in Cape Town for the last week of April and 1st two weeks of May. If you know of any preschools, schools or organizations that might be interested in a tailor made training package ..picture book curriculum or philosophy for children please feel free to contact me.