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You may say:
You can blow every time you hear the word "wind." But, it is a little bit tricky. You will notice that some of the time this story talks about an actual wind that blows. And sometimes it talks about the image of the wind. It might talk about the wind to give an idea of something else that is like the wind. When you hear me say "the winds of change," you can still blow, but the story isn't talking about real wind. It's talking about when changes come like the wind. You can feel them, but you cannot see them or stop them.
You may like to ask children if they have ever felt "the winds of change." An example might be when a child enters a new school classroom for the first time. He/she might feel excited, nervous, or afraid, but cannot exactly see the change happen, nor control it. Another example might be the birth of a sibling, or changing from one best friend to a new best friend.
Tell the story, encouraging children to blow when you say the word "wind." At the conclusion, engage the children in discussion around the following questions:
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Last updated on Friday, May 17, 2013.
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