Nursery teacher lets children taste her blood

Ripping up the rule book is always a risky strategy for any teacher to take in the classroom.  

Blood

So when one rogue Norwegian nursery teacher brought a vial of her own blood to class it was more than likely to get spilt.

When it comes to the do’s and don’ts of teaching, encouraging children to touch and taste your blood is definitely one of the latter.

The teacher in Sola, on Norway’s western coast, poured the blood sample onto a plate for the children aged between three and six to see.

Beleaguered head teacher Inger Lise Soemme Andersen had some explaining to after angry parents heard about the unusual biology lesson.

‘The children asked if they could touch it and she allowed them,’ she explained.

‘Then they asked “how do we get it off?” so she put her finger in her mouth and the children followed suit.

‘The parents are mortified, shaken and shocked.’

The teacher, a temporary employee, has been tested for AIDS and Hepatitis B with authorities insisting the risk of transmitting any infection very low.

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