Crime is something which doesn’t happen to us. It is committed by other people to other people. That makes it endlessly fascinating, scary and mysterious to my kids…
LG age 4 1/2: Will any of us ever go to prison?
LG age 4 3/4: What are robbers? Are they people? Can they fly?
B1 age 9 1/2: If you were a robber, and you were robbing a school, why wouldn’t you steal all the small things like footballs?
B1 age 9 1/2: Are all robbers unemployed?
B1 age 9 1/2: Is it illegal to be unemployed?
LG age 5: Grown up men are good. Some men are robbers, though.
LG age 5: Are there real pirates?
LG: They haven’t got us, have they? Why haven’t they?