Notes from the Changing World
of Home Education & Basic Skills
The Right Tools for Every Occasion
Do you ever think about what sort of tools your children are ready to handle? You have probably begun to equip your sons and daughters with a starter set for chores, hobbies, or just helping the family. Thirty years ago, we outfitted our little daughter with a pint-sized shovel, and today she is teaching her three children to garden. I remember deciding it was time to buy a real hammer for my kids, and today they are all helping to build their homes. Over the years, as interests developed . . .