Webinar Recording: How do I use Real Tools with Children?

Includes an investigation into saws. This is a recording of a live webinar and is only available for a limited period of time.

How do you choose the correct tools for your age group? What is the ‘blood bubble’ and how does it keep children safe? How do I talk to children about tools? What are the benefits of “risky play”?

In this practical webinar, Kate answers all of these questions as well as talking about the safe transportation, management, care and maintenance of tools. Gain the confidence and knowledge needed to allow your children to build dens and enhance learning and development through use of real tools.

Towards the end of the webinar, Kate answered some of the practical questions that the audience had about safety and ratios.

You will have access to this recorded webinar for 4 weeks (28 days) from purchase. It will provide you with a certificate of completion at the end of the course. Please note that each webinar is intended for individual use only.

Kate Hookham
Kate Hookham
Senior Trainer at Mindstretchers

About the instructor

Kate Hookham is Mindstretchers Senior Trainer and the Co-ordinator of Living Classrooms. Kate has worked for Mindstretchers for over 10 years.

She has developed and delivered training/CPD courses, contributes to Claire Warden publications and delivers longer term bespoke coaching in context projects throughout the UK, Europe and beyond. At Living Classrooms Kate built community capacity through informal education programmes for refugees, ethnic minorities, the elderly and youth. She now coordinates the International Association of Nature Pedagogy and our Erasmus projects. In addition, Kate supports Auchlone Nature Kindergarten staff and children through hands-on mentoring. Kate is a qualified teacher, who has taught in Stirlingshire, Clackmannanshire and Falkirk across the ages and stages. She has a passion for using active learning and the outdoors to support curriculum delivery.

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