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YOU CHOOSE

A grumpy baby ? OR A laughing monster? Facilitation ideas Chances are the first answers will be based on assumptions about the meaning of words .. Which words make a difference to the choices made and why ? Why might a monster laugh? Would a monster laugh at the same things as a human? Why do we sometimes call children “little monsters”? What if the baby is a baby monster?
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GOOD OR BAD ?

If your night time dream became real the next day Facilitation ideas, thoughts and questions This scenario involves consideration of  the concept of reality What is real? How do we know things are real ? Is a dream inside our head real? If dreams come true would we be able to tell which was real? Which would we prefer … the dream or the re-enactment? Are all dreams enjoyable? Would there be a functioning w
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A Philosophical Classroom Investigation-“What is lining up about?”

    How many problems are encountered in the line to the school hall or the playground? How common is the call “ He/She pushed in” or “That’s my space “ “I’m at the front/back” I remember the squabbling, the constant jostle to get to the front, the arms spread across the doorway to prevent anyone from passing and also that slightly lost look of the children who really didn’t want to be in a line at all, tho
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SHOULD YOU , COULD YOU

Invent a time machine? Facilitation – There are two ways to think about this. . The “should you” will need consideration of the rights and wrongs .. problems & positives.  What could we change? Do past bad events need to have happened? Would we learn more from travelling forwards or backwards in time? Would we let people die so that we can learn lessons from events? Would you go to a place
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WHO IS THE BOSS ?

Children or Parents ?
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AGREE OR DISAGREE

your teacher is an alien Can you give evidence for your reasons ?
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GOOD OR BAD ?

If babies hatched from eggs after  9 months. … ..
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What Ofsted says about Philosophy for Children

   The following examples show how Ofsted recognise the impact that philosophy for children has on learning . If you have had recognition of this from Ofsted we would love to add quotes from your reports. Together we can change the way we teach. Let’s give the power to the next generation of voters to change education for the better……. Keep up the good work. Sparhawk Infant and Nursery School N
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YPU CHOOSE …PETS

A laughing python OR A grumpy puppy
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You choose. ..

A lion that meows or a kitten that roars WHY?
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