The wonder of woodwork (Early Years)

Pete Moorhouse, Irresistible Learning, UK

Looking at the the why and how . The rich associated learning and development and how to establish woodwork provision, best tools how to set up an area,  health and safety, and more!

Who should attend?

Early years and primary educators and teachers.

About Pete

Pete is an artist educator and an early years creative consultant. Pete has over 25 years’ experience of working as an Artist Educator within schools. He is currently Artist Educator at St Werburgh’s Park Nursery School in Bristol. Pete works with children and staff to enrich the programs and encourage creative thinking through various provocations and longer term projects. Pete has worked as artist-in-residence and delivered a variety of creative workshops in a great number schools throughout the UK and abroad. His work is inspired by his visits and in depth study of the Reggio Emilia approach, Froebelian principles and his research in Japan, New Zealand and USA.

He is the author of several books including his latest book published by Routledge “Learning through Woodwork: Introducing Creative Woodwork in the Early Years” and has had several journal articles published in the educational press. He is currently working on Creativity in Practice: Nurturing Creative and Critical Thinking in Early Childhood Education (Routledge) due 2021.

Pete is the leading authority on Woodwork in Early Years education and is the Chair of the Early Childhood Woodwork Association.

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