Two great sessions plans to explore the concept of beauty in music and the visual arts.
Stories & Storytelling
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A session on the nature of faith and human diversity. It also poses questions about the role of technology in religion.
Follow the story of King Murdas and help children discuss issues such as free will, infinity, dreaming and perception. Three complete session plans.
A sequence of questions and activities about the connections between memory and identity, with some references to the Harry Potter stories.
A sequence of questions and activities about the concept of fate. There are also activities to stimulate debate and reflection.
Four original illustrated stories, available to subscribers in PowerPoint format - ideal for a class reading.
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.
Monsters are a standard feature of literature from myth to children's fiction. This stimulus story raises the question of why monsters are important.
A story with comprehensive background notes and activities to explore the concepts of rights, privileges, duties and responsibilities.
A story about how a new dam threatens the way of life, and livelihoods, of villagers downstream. Includes ideas for enquiries.
A story about a cynical dragon, unimpressed by the do-gooding antics of the knight in shining armour about to slay it.
A man searches for and finds a way to live forever but is chased by death. Story and ideas for a discussion about morality and fate with KS2 children.
A girl's father uses an invention to find a replacement for an old friend - with exactly the same personality. Story and suggestions for exploring the nature of friendship.
A teenager dreams he is discussing his future with versions of himself from the past and the future. Story and ideas for a discussion of personal decision-making.
A story about a grasshopper who struggles to find a way in the world. Specially written for p4c.com in response to a forum discussion.
An original story about being good, doing good and being good at something. Lesson ideas are included.
A story about a the temptations of keeping a treat to oneself. It could lead to discussions about sharing, fairness and relationships between children and adults. A PDF file is attached.