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6.6: Woodworking

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    The Benefits of Woodworking with Children

    Woodworking with children may seem like a daunting task. As a teacher, you will have safety concerns and concerns about space, materials, and noise. However, woodworking is an activity that is well worth the concern as it provides development in every domain.

    Woodworking provides development in: Kids Woodworkingopenart-image_7JZU1HkO_1715478809858_raw.png

    Math

    Scientific Investigation

    Physical Coordination

    Language

    Creativity

    Imagination

    Self-esteem

    Of course, children must be taught to use tools safely, but once they have mastered basic skills their creativity and problem-solving skills will soar.

    View this wonderful resource from Community Playthings and Pete Moorhouse about Woodwork in the Early Years.


    6.6: Woodworking is shared under a CC BY license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Vicki Tanck (Northeast Wisconsin Technical College).

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