Imagination for breakfast

imagination for breakfast

Roger, just two, has never been very interested in breakfast, although he loves his lunch. His flights of fancy during breakfast intrigue his parents, when they’re not worrying about how he’ll get through the first couple hours of nursery. He sets his fork on its side, “A gate!” He turns his cup upside down, “I could sit on it!” He walks his half-eaten bread across the table, “A rooster! No, a horsie!"

Albert Einstein said that imagination is more important than knowledge. Is it also more important than breakfast?

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