I sometimes work with a prep teacher when we do our wood activity at
rural shows where many little boys often want to make guns.. Suellen is totally
anti gun so she redirects them . However in her own class, the
children are a wake up to this and if they are working with clay, or
making box constructions, and the object looks like a gun, the
children say, "no, no; it's a video camera!"
Maybe the kids need to develop another name for the ubiquitous ash