The world is a really big place, and there’s an awful lot to learn about it. Especially when you’re only 5.
LG age 5: Where is space, is it higher than an aeroplane?
LG age 5: When you’re on the moon, can you see the world? Does it look like that sort of ball with the world on?
LG age 5 1/4: How many schools are there in America? 100?
LG age 5: Mummy, Brighton is in the same country, isn’t it?
LG age 5: Is it the school holidays for all the kids in the world?
Me: Just in England.
LG: Chinese kids are off all the time because, remember, they don’t have any money. Oh no, African.
LG age 5 1/4: Where is Scotland? Is it in the world?
LG age 5 1/4: What’s the biggest country? China? Is there a building in China that’s as big as England?