Part of me thinks this is pathetic, and the other part of me thinks the teachers have done the right thing and not simply banning it outright. We did something similar with our kids who have always had access to toy guns…it was drilled into them early that you never point a gun at another person.
On balance I think think they have done the right thing…of course noe some wowser group will mount a campaign against the kindy
At Stratford’s Avon Kindergarten kids can pick up a “gun” and shoot a possum any time they want – if they have a licence.
Head teacher Lynsi Latham-Saunders has introduced the gun-use policy after some of the 3- to 5-year-olds began using sticks as guns and pointing them at each other. Read more »