Jolly Christmas postman
Question board .. yes or no …
Does the big bad wolf deserve a present?
Philosophical play ideas
Create a role play Christmas post office. Ask the children to choose and wrap presents for characters in the book. Encourage them to create a naughty and nice list. Observe and listen to their ideas as they play.
When children are gathered together share some of the stories generated from their play.
Which characters got presents ?
Did any baddies get presents? Was there a difference in presents that goodies and baddies got given?
Who was on the naughty list and why?
Things to wonder about . ..
Is it true that only good children get presents?
Why are presents important?
Would the wolf behave better if he knew he would get presents?
Is it the wolfs fault that he is not good?
Who decides whether behaviour is good or bad?