Another resource on the enjoyable picture book by Werner Holzwarth and Wolf Erlbruch. The focus is reasoning.
Starting materials and lesson plans
This section is a library of starting materials, recommended resources, original stories, lesson plans, and a host of other items to help you bring about great philosophical inquiries.
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A script in six parts, raising issues about causation, fame, knowledge, ethics, discovery, science and animal rights. The materials include a 'mystery' and could provide half a term of work.
Four original illustrated stories, available to subscribers in PowerPoint format - ideal for a class reading.
Two scripts based on the well-known Bible story. One has been changed to provide contrasting views ideas about 'fairness' and what is right.
An article about using children's own discussions as stimuli and about a distinction between spontaneous and deliberate philosophising.
Combine storytelling, philosophizing and role-play. With charming original illustrations to print off and display.
Lesson ideas for a popular book with English Literature classes for pupils aged 11-14.
Lesson ideas for this humorous book about a mole who finds poo on his head and goes looking for someone to blame.
Monsters are a standard feature of literature from myth to children's fiction. This stimulus story raises the question of why monsters are important.