Philosophy Through Children’s Literature: Ideas for Over 100 Children’s Books

These literature lesson plans are geared toward elementary school age students, some more particularly for younger elementary school students and some for older students. All of these books can also be used with middle and high school students, with adaptations of the questions.

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Here are a variety of other lesson plans for facilitating philosophy discussions with pre-college students.

There are many additional good resources for planning philosophy classes in the textbook Philosophy in Education: Questioning and Dialogue in Schools. Also take a look at our Links page, and in particular at the organization PLATO (Philosophy Learning and Teaching Organization) and their Teacher Toolkit!