Since we (as in… the world) is going to be in an ongoing struggle between globalization and re-localization for the foreseeable future, along with it’s impact on the education of our kids and ourselves, here are a few more links on the topic of woodworking with kids that I started back here. Nothing compares to the thrill my kids get of doing real things with their bodies — skiing, cooking, gardening, sawing logs, etc. (Except Minecraft. And Wild Kratts. And… well, you see the issue.)
So here we go.
– Kindergrarten Shop Class – NYTimes.com
Mar 30, 2011 – Teaching children construction is gaining momentum across the country as a way to develop imagination and confidence
– If you’re in the Boston area, Wood is Good occasionally offers classes for kids.
– And The Eliot School, Boston MA offers endless courses for kids including “Very Beginning Woodworking – age 4-6”
– In NC, go to “summer camp” with a 5-day workshop from Roy Underhill. Here’s an example
MORE FROM 2014
– Shop Class integral part of this private school for boys
– A great 10 minute video about…
The Blue Ox Mill and Community High School, Eureka CA
A custom mill and woodworking classes for kids and veterans