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Completely innocent but dodgy children's drawings Vol. 1

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Over a week ago, I was sent a message on Instagram from a teacher who had a pupil create a rather amusing card for the local librarian who had been stung by a wasp. I shared the post:


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Thank you Gemma for sending this, it made me crease 😂😂😂 #teach #teacher #teachersfollowteachers #education #teachersofinstagram #teacherlife #school A post shared by Lee Parkinson (@ict_mrp) on Oct 20, 2018 at 9:36am PDT

Once published, I was then inundated with other messages from teachers who wanted to share pictures their pupils had drawn that were completely innocent but looked rather dodgy. Here are a selection of some of the favourites I have shared:


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You will have seen over the past half term I have been working on a very important topic with Year 4 inspired by the Greenpeace "There's a Rang-Tan in my Bedroom" advert.

This has since been used by Iceland Foods as their Christmas advert but has been banned from TV.


This has culminated in a very special project where my class have all become published authors.


To read what we have done so far, click the pictures:



The first link looks at the advert in more detail and the work my class produced writing in role as an Orangutan seeing their home destroyed. 



The next post looks at the letters my class have written to all the companies with links to dirty palm oil and the responses we have received.



Over the past couple of weeks, we have been learning more about Orangutans. We started by generating questions we wanted to find the answers to and then looked at researching on the internet to find the answers to the questions. This gave me the opportunity to discuss and teach t…