This activity allows the children to think about the philosophical traits of a selection of story characters. the children should decide which of the two selected cards best fits their idea of the given concept.

Characters could include; Clown, Policeman, Big bad Wolf, Wicked Queen, Wise King, Dragon, Witch, Fairy, Father Christmas, Captain Hook, Werewolf etc. place 2 cards on the board with one of the following concepts;

cleverest

saddest

scariest

nastiest

kindest

happiest

most magical

most powerful

You may wish to add concepts such as wisest, most honest, most respected, luckiest and most free as the children become more skilled at identifying and using these concepts in their enquiries.

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