Did you know that Paddington Bear is from Peru? One morning while reading a Paddington Bear book, a few Pumpkins grew intrigued about “deepest darkest Peru” from which he came.
We have been researching together, and collaborating on what interests us about Peru. Amazingly, this journey has led us to be fascinated by the ancient Incas. There is no day that passes where we don’t speak some Quechua (native Peru language) and play games inspired by what children have learned about the Incas:
All these experiences provoke children’s thinking on a deeper level, and knowledge gained in this way strengthens the child’s concept of him/herself as a capable researcher.