Woodshop for Kids

Woodshop for Kids : 52 Woodworking Projects Kids Can Build

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Woodshop for Kids has you everything you'll need to know to get kids (ages 4-12) started using real tools to build real projects. Safety, tools, wood, measuring, hammering, nails and screws are discussed. Included are many tricks gleaned from Jack's 15 plus years of helping kids build with wood. Construction details for 52 projects are given. Projects range from the very simple like wood sanding, tops or puzzles for preschoolers to the more advanced like boxes, boats, yahoo stick or rope machine for older elementary age kids. Included are many photographs of kid created projects.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 212 pages
  • 216 x 279 x 11mm | 503g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1884894534
  • 9781884894534
  • 131,797

About Jack McKee

Jack McKee is a builder, designer, teacher and writer. He has worked as a mechanic, remodeled houses, built small boats, designed (and built) equipment used by children's museums, schools and preschools. His design for Builder Boards and for a marble roll are used in children's museums around the country, Jack worked at a Montessori school teaching "shop" to preschoolers, taught woodworking and science for the local parks department, had a traveling science caravan, worked with autistic children, taught "Woodworking for Kids," a workshop for teachers, and helped kids build boats and cardboard domes. His articles have appeared in Home Education, Tech Directions, Early Childhood Today and Wooden Boat and on various internet sites. He has written two books, Woodshop For Kids and Builder Boards.
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