Spark conversations about ethics with kids

Resource for teaching ethics and philosophy to elementary school children.

Teaching Children Philosophy

Many of the modules on this site were created in partnership with Professor Thomas Wartenberg and his students at Mount Holyoke College. His innovative efforts were recognized in a PBS film, linked under the Documentary tab.

Interested in teaching philosophy to elementary school children? This website will help you do that using popular children’s picture books. To get started, take a look at some of the book modules contained on this site. They will introduce you to the philosophy in each picture book, and suggest questions to help you initiate a philosophical discussion with young children. If you’re using any of our book modules in your classroom or with your young children, we’ve provided some helpful resources to guide you.

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