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Dr. Seuss and Philosophy: Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! by Jacob M. Held, http://www.amazon.com/dp/1442203110/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_SwCCrb1Z7QTY1

Dr Seuss books contain a fair bit of philosophy and they can be a fun way to talk to kids about some important life lessons.

Narelle Arcidiacono Dramatic Philosophy Workshop *Beautiful exploration of anti-bias and socio-emotional connections.Amazing

Narelle Arcidiacono Dramatic Philosophy Workshop *Beautiful exploration of anti-bias and socio-emotional connections

Philosophy for Children Display - Philosophy for children has shown to improve overall test results. Use our pack to get your class thinking!

Philosophy for Children Display - Philosophy for children has shown to improve overall test results. Use our pack to get your class thinking!

A grade-school philosophy teacher shares the most profound things kids have ever said

A grade-school philosophy teacher shares the most profound things kids have ever said

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Whether it is truth or beauty, friendship or fairness, what’s right or what’s real, philosophy deals with so many things that children love to discuss. Set these ideas and concerns in stories and novels written for children. Add to this the procedures of classroom inquiry based upon the philosophical tools of reasoning and imaginative exploration. Top it off with a teacher whose role is to develop and challenge the students thinking. This is the starting point for philosophy for children.

Whether it is truth or beauty, friendship or fairness, what’s right or what’s real, philosophy deals with so many things that children love to discuss. Set these ideas and concerns in stories and novels written for children. Add to this the procedures of classroom inquiry based upon the philosophical tools of reasoning and imaginative exploration. Top it off with a teacher whose role is to develop and challenge the students thinking. This is the starting point for philosophy for children.

"Teaching Children Philosophy". This page has tons of info and links on teaching Philosophy to elementary school children. It is awesome. Each "Book Module" gives a summary, guidelines, and questions for a specific children's book. Really, really awesome resource. LOVE this!

Philosophy for Kids Website has activites for using kid-lit to explore philosophical questions with elementary students (from the author of Big Ideas for Little Kids).

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