The Wisdom of the Hands Guide to Woodworking with Kids: 15 Craft Projects to Develop the Lifelong Skills of Young Makers

The Wisdom of the Hands Guide to Woodworking with Kids: 15 Craft Projects to Develop the Lifelong Skills of Young Makers

The Wisdom of the Hands Guide to Woodworking with Kids: 15 Craft Projects to Develop the Lifelong Skills of Young Makers

by Doug Stowe

The Wisdom of the Hands Guide to Woodworking with Kids is based on Stowe's 40+ career in woodworking and nearly two decades working with students K-12 at the Clear Spring School. It offers step by step instruction for teachers, parents and grandparents to offer safe woodworking opportunities to their kids. Based in part on the philosophies of Froebel's Kindergarten and Educational Sloyd manual training, this book illustrates the importance of doing real things in school that enable students to: Explore their own self-interests Plan, organize and execute meaningful work Think things through for themselves Develop skill, originality and inventiveness Prepare to profitably employ leisure time Be handy and resourceful Develop both character and intellect Create useful beauty to benefit family, community and self For parents, grandparents and teachers, this book offers confidence, encouragement, and valuable insight to safely engage children in the creative arts.
  • Category:Crafts & Hobbies , Crafts For Children
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  • Publication Date:01/07/2019
  • Edition:0
  • ISBN:9781940611884
  • Format:Soft Cover
  • Delivery time: approx. 14-21 business days*

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