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What is it?
The Principle of the Past means that you will learn from all the different people who have lived before you, discovering what made their lives good and what made their lives difficult and you will be inspired by their gifts of wisdom.

Do you pledge to uphold the Principle of the Past?
"I pledge to respect and understand the past and to learn from all the different people who have lived before me."

Enriched Play
Investigate people of the past and how they lived. Did they have the same things you have? Were their lives easier or more difficult? Were they happier or unhappier because of this? Were they closer to nature?

Imagine what your life would be like if you lived in the past. Put on a play and call it "Our Little Earth Charter Show of the Past".

The Song!
Music and Lyrics by JC Little, arranged and performed by Rosie Emery

From 1 to 8, The Little Earth Charter
Earth and Rosie will take you there...

FOUR! Is the PAST, all that has passed before us
For the PAST we must respect and care!
Remember all the good deeds done, reflect on our mistakes
Learn from the past and the price that was paid.


CHORUS
So follow the Charter from 1 to 8
FOUR is the PAST and it's never too late
Earth and Rosie will take you there
The LIttle Earth Charter's a treasure to share

Around and around, I’m Planet Earth!
I’ve been around for a very long time and the wisdom of the ages must be
passed on to take good care of me
Everyone can help each other by sharing what they know! Ho- ho!


CHORUS
So follow the Charter from 1 to 8
FOUR is the PAST and it's never too late
Earth and Rosie will take you there
The LIttle Earth Charter's a treasure to share

For LIFE we'll care.



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