Philosophy for Children – P4C

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During Kindness week, we are introducing a whole school stimulus for P4C.  This means that children from EYFS all the way to Year 6 are shown the same video to discuss.  This is a fantastic opportunity to look at how our children’s philosophical thinking progresses throughout the school.

The children have then been given four opinions about the video:

Corner 1. The bird should not have stolen the worms from the dog’s boat
Corner 2. The bird was allowed to steal because she was feeding her starving children
Corner 3. The fisherman should have shared the worms with the bird.
Corner 4. It is ok that the bird stole from the dog because she brought him some fish

The children were asked to stand next to the opinion that they agreed with the most.

Have a look at the video with your child/ren….what opinion do you agree with the most, and why?