Children are always right, even when we think they are wrong…

Sometimes we, educators, make mistakes…

One day, in our beloved yard, Chrysi got a cart, turned it upside down and tried to climb on it.

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I hastily said “Chrysi, that’s not right“.  She, however, stepped on it and proudly started playing by turning cart into a slide. The game started and Christos came to claim his turn.

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All I had to say then was “next please!“. Chrysi’s “wrong” use of the cart turned out to be the right game!

(by Maria Gryllaki, teacher in babies’ class in Athens)

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