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The Perfect Bedroom
From Delphi the Philosopher


Delphi is stuck at home and bored.  But a visit from a foreign-sounding, mysterious builder seems to liven up her day.  When he offers to make Delphi her perfect bedroom, she doesn't think much will actually happen.  But when she wakes up the next morning, she realises this is no ordinary builder...

This download consists of The Perfect Bedroom enquiry from Delphi the Philosopher.


This lesson starts to move the children’s thinking from concrete to abstract thought.  It does this by helping the children see a philosophical question will have several possible answers depending on what we mean by different ideas – in this case, about happiness and freedom.  This enquiry is a reworking of the 'Happy Prisoner' thought experiment found in John Locke's philosophy.


  • The full colour e-book of The Perfect Bedroom from Delphi the Philosopher, including guidance notes for teachers throughout.
  • Detailed lesson plan.
  • The Delphi Philosophy Enquiry Guide, a quick-start guide to teaching with Delphi Philosophy.
  • Picture slideshow, including all the questions and hand drawn and painted colour illustrations.
  • All the sentence stems ready to print off for your classroom.
  • Examples of pupil work.


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The Perfect Bedroom - Enquiry Pack

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