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Philosphy for children / thinking skills resources

Discussion in 'Primary' started by paul_mc1, Feb 24, 2011.

  1. paul_mc1

    paul_mc1 New commenter

    Can anyone recommend any useful P4C / thinking skills books / websites with activities to introduce this to Year 5 children; our school is starting to focus on it and I would like to get ahead start.
    Cheers
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  2. paul_mc1

    paul_mc1 New commenter

    Can anyone recommend any useful P4C / thinking skills books / websites with activities to introduce this to Year 5 children; our school is starting to focus on it and I would like to get ahead start.
    Cheers
    [​IMG]
     
  3. marlin

    marlin Star commenter Forum guide

    If you PM me with your email address I have a PPt with teacher notes I made for Y5 I can send. I can also give you details of the websites I used.
     
  4. paul_mc1

    paul_mc1 New commenter

    I've sent you my email.

    Many thanks!!!!
     
  5. razziegyp

    razziegyp New commenter

    I use The Little Book of Thunks with my Year 6 class and they absolutely love it......we have Thunking Thursdays!!! Can't remember the author but I got for about a fiver from Amazon so I'm sure you could trace it on there.
     
  6. Website: Sapere is the principle P4C association in the UK.
     
  7. sorry - have been meaning to post you this for ages
    http://www.p4c.org.nz/
    i have illustrations to go with the 'what is art 'if you want them
    i also have the 'what is a friend' which i think isn't on the site any more - but i'm a bit too rushed to check atm - anyway - pm me with your email address if you want either
    i haven't actually tried
    http://www.mindware.com/p/Philosophy-for-Kids/38112
    but i respect this company so much that having found it whilst looking for something else, i think i might buy it
    this is what i was looking for
    http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=Mf0G5jC6BzUC&printsec=frontcover&dq=tricky+thinking+problems&source=bl&ots=dHeZj8MrIl&sig=AIPMyWnf6
    it's got lots of goood starters before you get into your main topic

     
  8. marlin

    marlin Star commenter Forum guide

    I have now uploaded my Thinking Keys onto TES resources.
     

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