Straight after our democratic meeting, we discussed a few other points and I left the children to make up their own Magna Charta for our home and they wrote it on our white board.  I had to giggle at some of the stuff they came up with:

Here all five were discussing the 'rules'

Here all five were discussing the ‘rules

The next day, as part of his writing assignment, I had T12 write out our Magna Charta in full and email it to me.  I then printed it out onto parchment paper:

Their 8 rules, reworded and put into a document by T12

Their 8 rules, reworded and put into a document by T12

Click The Magna Charta if you want to have a peek at our rules.

After printing it, we aged it by burning the edges:

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Everyone signed it, and we used the wax seal to authenticate it, and we were done:

Our very own set of rules for our home.

Our very own set of rules for our home.

Given I wasn’t really looking forward to studying King John and his Magna Charta, I am quite surprised to find myself sorry to say goodbye.  It’s been fun!

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