Jack McKee has worked as a mechanic, remodeled houses, built small boats and designed equipment used by children's museums, schools and preschools. He has worked at a Montessori school teaching "shop" to 3-6 year olds and for the parks department teaching summer woodworking classes for kids. His articles have appeared in Home Education, Tech Directions, Early Childhood Today and Wooden Boat. He has written two books, Woodshop for Kids and Builder Boards. You can see more of Jack's creations in the do-it-yourself section of his web page at: home.earthlink.net/~mchkee
Jack McKee's ArticlesArticles 1 - 6 of 6
Jan 27, 2008Tells how to approach woodworking with kids if you don't know anything about woodworking.
Jan 27, 2008Tells how to use tools safely with kids.
Jan 27, 2008Tells how I used three mechanical puzzles with early childhood kids.
Category: Education and Reference » Home Schooling
Jan 23, 2008Describes a bit about what it's like to teach woodworking to 10 elementary school kids.
Jan 23, 2008Builder Boards tells how I got the idea for a set of notched boards (like giant notched popsicle sticks) kids use to build their own playhouse.