E: Today we found a dead bird in the street. It was just a baby bird.
Me: Oh no! How did that make you feel?
E: I wanted to get a piece of paper.
Me: A piece of paper?
E: We found a dead bird at school and put it on a piece of paper and buried it.
E's Dad: E's a little scientist. She's very practical.
Me: What's "The Circle of Life" about?
S: Baby Simba being born.
Me: Okay, but I mean, what does that mean? What is the circle of life? What happens when something dies?
K: You're reincarnated?
Me: What about animals? What if an animal dies in the wild and there's no one to bury it?
K: It gets eaten.
Me: Right. And what happens to its bones? They go back into the earth, right? Into the ground? And then flowers come up. That's what it means, the circle of life.