In this animated short from the Hothouse 5 series, two creatures wonder, What is a hole? They have different points of view. Their debate leads to an idea, an idea that changes the world. This is a story of practical magic.
Produced as part of the 5th edition of the NFB’s Hothouse apprenticeship.
Ages 7 to 9
Civics/Citizenship - Citizen Responsibilities
Family Studies/Home Economics - Relationships
Health/Personal Development - Problem Solving/Conflict Resolution
Useful starting point for exercises on point of view and communication. Have students play games where they try to convey ideas using body language or other non-verbal forms of communication. Bring students to the idea that an open mind is the first step to understanding.