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Philosophy and Children's Literature

This is an instructional guide on how to engage children with philosophical concepts, in particular through children's books.

Teaching Philosophy to Children

Teaching Philosophy to Children

Teaching philosophy to children is an area of study that has not been explored enough. While there have been some several teachers and philosophers who have explored the subject, there is currently no national curriculum that requires teaching philosophy at a pre-college level. That is not to say there are not programs in place, but it is not a typical area of study before tertiary school. There are numerous books though, encouraging the study of philosophy with children, and below is a list of several of these books that you might find helpful. Included in these resources are lesson plans, dialogues with students, and more that will give you a sense of the possibilities when incorporating philosophy into your classroom.

Annotated Bibliography