Things children come out with………..


Noticing the chalk boards, he called everyone over to sit by them. ‘Come on’, and directed them to sit or got them a chair.

He proceeded to write on the board ‘What letters this?’ ‘What letter is this?’ He was attempting to write letters.

Over the week I noticed him collecting a diary and pencil and then getting a small group of children together to sit with him and he calls and fills in his ‘register’.

When I was filling in the register at the table he came and sat opposite me. He put his diary down and proceeded to call out the children’s individual names and waited for a response from them.



Harley was building a great tower as part of his bear enclosure (playing with zoo animal’s). Three cubed towers of differing heights.

Out of the blue, Harley asked’ what would a spider do to you if it bit you? I replied spiders here usually don’t bite. He then went on to ask ‘What superpower would you have?’ I explained to him it was pretend like spiderman.

Harley was very thoughtful. ‘You can die if a spider bites you’. We discussed that it’s unlikely here.

He then asked if a spider bites will you die? I said that we don’t have those sort of spiders, and they could be found in really hot countries but even then a bite might be painful but you wouldn’t die.

I said Australia might be a place you could find these big spiders and he said ‘Ive been there on my holiday’. But he hadn’t ………….