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Kindergarten and 9/11? AliG(Aidans mommy) 1 child; Texas 10774 posts
11th Sep '13

Did they talk to your child about it? My son came home talking about how some men crashed planes into the twin towers. We havent talked about 9/11 with him yet hes 5. The school or teacher didnt send a note or inform us this was going to happen. Thats pretty scary for a 5 year old. Just wondering if others schools did.

Turtley Mikey Due October 31; 2 kids; California 50611 posts
11th Sep '13

No. He's in first grade now. They didn't talk about in K nor did they in first.

penispenispenisVAGINA 4 kids; Idaho 7076 posts
11th Sep '13

I honestly don't see the problem with it.

Vicki McDonald Due September 28 (boy); 3 kids; Belleville, Ontario 927 posts
12th Sep '13

Neither do i. It's like talking about war on remembrance day, it's just a fact of life... poopy, but it happened.

Hy'ska 2 kids; Washington 50791 posts
12th Sep '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting AliG(Aidans mommy):</b>" Did they talk to your child about it? My son came home talking about how some men crashed planes into ... [snip!] ... send a note or inform us this was going to happen. Thats pretty scary for a 5 year old. Just wondering if others schools did."</blockquote>



No. I work at an elementary and we steer clear of those topics, same as went the sandy hook shooting went down and the Boston tragedy.
We have meetings about such topics. Our job is to make an environment that's safe and calm for the kids. A kindergartener isn't going to be able to comprehend what a 5th grader can. Yes talk 9-11 to 5th graders not kindis

AliG(Aidans mommy) 1 child; Texas 10774 posts
12th Sep '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting Hy'ska:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting AliG(Aidans mommy):</b>" Did they talk to your child about it? ... [snip!] ... the kids. A kindergartener isn't going to be able to comprehend what a 5th grader can. Yes talk 9-11 to 5th graders not kindis"</blockquote>




Thank you! I couldnt agree more!

P Pickle Pants 98 kids; California 20522 posts
12th Sep '13

My son's preK did. But it's a ore-K for military kids. Their daddies go off to war, so they are able to process war and terrorism and death totally differently than civi kids

~Milk*Jugs~ 4 kids; La Quinta, California 1978 posts
12th Sep '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting Turtley Mikey:</b>" No. He's in first grade now. They didn't talk about in K nor did they in first."</blockquote>



This!

3sACrowd 3 kids; Alaska 3339 posts
12th Sep '13
Quoting P Pickle Pants:" My son's preK did. But it's a ore-K for military kids. Their daddies go off to war, so they are able to process war and terrorism and death totally differently than civi kids"

They are civilian kids.

Vivialopod 2 kids; Vantaa, Finland 42775 posts
12th Sep '13

No, they didn't, but I wouldn't have minded if they had. I've talked to her about it already.

MzDENISE 1 child; California 15288 posts
status 12th Sep '13

His school didn't talk to him about it but I did.

Mama On The Run 3 kids; 781 posts
13th Sep '13

I don't think they talked to it with my daughter. She's 6. I did explain to her however that it MIGHT be brought up, and that it was okay to talk about it. I just don't want them telling them scary stuff. I just told her a lot of people went to Heaven that day - and there was heros and zeros.