* Our nursery children try hard with buttons, laces and zips, but sometimes find them difficult. I asked Andrew, who was struggling: "Can you do yur zip up?" He thought for a bit, then said: "No, but I can do it down."
* While discussing the topic of growth with a group of four and five-year-olds, I asked: "What do little boys and girls need to make them grow?" One eager little chap shot up his hand. "Parties."
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