Northwest Center for Philosophy for Childrenis a non-profit organization affiliated with the University of Washington Department of Philosophy. The Center has been introducing philosophy into the lives of young people since 1996 through our “Philosophers in the Schools” program and workshops, given by educators trained in philosophy, about ways to facilitate philosophical dialogues with young people.
On Our Site
Lesson Plans for using children's literature to introduce philosophy
Activities for engaging children in philosophy
Tips for successful pre-college philosophy sessions
Talk on Raising a Philosophical Child given by Jana Mohr Lone at Town Hall Seattle
TEDx talk on philosophy for children given by Program Director Sara Goering
Television piece about UW's program featuring fourth grade students at John Muir Elementary School in Seattle.
Podcast on Teaching Philosophy to Kids