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A little “hands-on learning” goes a long way

Many students have been here over the years, making various handcraft projects, and I’m always eager to hear feedback about how the experience has influenced their lives or schooling afterwards. Continue reading

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Annie’s Scare the Dog story

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Jordan’s Polar Bear story

This was done in one of the winter vacation projects. The story and clay figures are Jordan’s work.

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Henna & Joanne’s broken car story

This story was put together by two students in about an hour on a previously made paper mache landscape. The two (sisters) had been having a tough time with English in school and were getting further “behind the eight ball” when their parents decided some tutoring might help. The use of clay during the lessons made it more interesting and provided plenty of opportunities to connect the English they were learning to something more real than just words on a page.

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Summer 2010 Handcraft Classes

With the summer 2010 program just about finished, the most successful project by far has been the 4WD car.

These were the first ones off the production line.

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