Wisdom of the Hands

TaglineThis blog is dedicated to sharing the concept that our hands are essential to learning- that we engage the world and its wonders, sensing and creating primarily through the agency of our hands. We abandon our children to education in boredom and intellectual escapism by failing to engage their hands in learning and making.
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Making Classic Toys that Teach

LeeValley.com has copies of my book, Making Classic Toys that Teachhttps://www.leevalley.com/en-us/shop/tools/books-and-dvds/75487-making-classic-toys-that-teach?item=49L2743 in stock and ready to shi

1 day ago

sawing la-de-da style

Sometimes you just have to be cute, especially if you are a part of the rainbow group at the Clear Spring School. To clarify,  I'd just instructed the students in my Kindergarten class to take an easi

3 days ago

a shortage of stuff....

 I found it interesting to read in the New York Times that dumpster diving has become such a big deal. Companies like CVS and Walgreens have so much returned merchandise that gets thrown away each day

5 days ago

Roy Reed, 1972

In 1972 Roy Reed wrote an article for the New York Times that should be read by others today. Hippies and Gerald L. K. Smith Make Eureka Springs a Model of Co-existence. It concerns the coexistence in

6 days ago

Designing boxes

I'm about to sign a contract with Taunton Press for my 15th book. This one is tentatively titled "Designing Boxes," and will explore box making as a means of fulfillment, artistic creativity and perso

1 week ago