Introducing Woodwork to Early Years

Pete Moorhouse
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It’s time to hammer out some serious fun and learning with woodwork expert, Pete Moorhouse. Nail down the details of setting up a woodworking area that’s perfect for your little ones. From selecting the right tools and materials to developing engaging projects, Pete’s got you covered. Drill down on important safety considerations and carve out a space that’s perfect for your little ones to tinker, construct, and experiment. Watch this video to kick-start your tinkering and woodworking journey!

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Pete Moorhouse
Pete Moorhouse
Pete Moorhouse is an Early Years creative consultant and artist educator and has worked in education for over 30 years. Pete is a trainer for Early Education and delivers training both nationally and overseas. Pete is also a trained Froebel Tutor. Pete is currently researching creative and critical thinking at the University of Bristol. He is a leading authority on woodwork in the Early Years and has written several books, including "Learning Through Woodwork" (Routledge). He was awarded a Churchill Fellowship Award (2022) for his international research and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
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