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Philosophical Play:A place to sleep

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
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YES OR NO ? A YES WORLD

Would you want to live in a world where people could only say YES ? Facilitation ideas Did anyone answer No ? If so what would that mean in this new world?  Is a difference of opinion good or bad ? What examples can you give to back up your ideas? Would the world of YES be a safer place or a more dangerous place? Would YES mean the same without the word NO ? You may wish to Introduce THE YES  by Sarah Bee &
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Open courses

Suitable for eyfs and primary Norwich -April 25th (primary) London -May 16th (EYFS) London- June 10th (primary) Email  saraloisstanley@yahoo.co.uk for further details
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YES OR NO?

We should never tell a lie. … What do you think and why ? Facilitation ideas What is a lie? Are all lies bad? Is a story a lie? Would the world be a better place if lying was illegal ? How do we know a lie is really a lie? Do lies ever become the truth? Can you lie to yourself if you know the truth? When would you tell a lie?
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EYFS Training May 16th 2014

  INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY FOR CHILDREN COURSE Course Details: Introduction to Philosophy for Children. Friday May 16th 2014 –9am-3 pm Registration and coffee 8.45 am Venue- Bessemer Grange Primary School and Children’s Centre. Dylways London SE5 8HP SAPERE trainer Sara Stanley leads this one-day course introducing an Enquiry based approach to develop Big Thinking in the EYFS setting. Suitable for those workin
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mandela’s legacy .

A week ago I spent an afternoon in the district 6 museum and wandered the streets once owned by the black and coloured population. As I came out of the front door two black workmen were painting the door frames. They watched as I looked up at the plaque on the wall which reads; All who pass by Remember with shame the many thousands of people who lived for generations in district six and other parts of the city and we
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Philosophical Play workshop at this years ICPIC Conference in Cape Town

For details of this years  programme please follow this link http://icpic.cmc-uct.co.za/?page_id=130
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If you should happen to be passing through South Africa in September…..

  Crawford Preparatory School Pretoria We Invite you to join us at a Philosophical Thinking and Enquiry Based Ed Philo Philosophical Thinking and Enquiry Based Education Workshop, led by Sara Stanley (UK)   When: Saturday 14th September 2013 Time: 09:15 till 16:00 Where: Crawford Pretoria (Near Fountains Circle) Cost: R650 per participant, including teas and lunch. Money to purchase Sara’s book: “Why think”
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books

If you are looking for picture books for enquiry Marilyn Brocklehurst has a philosophy worlds list on her website & will send out approval boxes. Ten percent off for teachers. Or visit her amazing shop Norfolk Children’s Book Centre In Alby  
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Please like my facebook page….sarastanley PhilosophyWorlds.

  Of course you absolutely have free choice …or do you? http://www.facebook.com/pages/Sara-Stanley/324610050974730  
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