Category Archives: Philosophy For Kids

Personal Writing: A Gratitude Mandala

14 Jul

Every Monday morning of the school term in 2014, Write Away With Me posts an open ended writing and/or storytelling activity that you can try with your class or your children at home. Welcome to Term 3′s Monday’s Muse! Can you believe … Continue reading

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Plato’s ‘Ring of Gyre’

28 Aug

When it comes to philosophy, I certainly don’t have all the answers and when it comes to Plato, I even struggle with the questions! But the one thing Plato and I have in common is our passion for telling stories. … Continue reading

Fierce Wonderings

25 Aug

After the kids had worked together and chosen their guidelines, our first discussion focused on the word – philosophy. What does it mean? I usually scribe these discussions on the whiteboard so we have a record of our ideas. The … Continue reading

Adventures in Thinking: Philosophy for Kids

18 Aug

After facilitating philosophy workshops for children over the last ten years, I have long dreamed about starting a ‘Philosophy Club’ after school.Ivanhoe Grammar School’s Learning Enrichment Centre was launched this term and provided the perfect springboard for such a program. … Continue reading