During Circle-Time we introduced the hammer and nails and talked about how to use them safely. Then we practised using them. We used the woodwork bench in small groups, always wearing our goggles, and next week we will introduce other tools. The children have been enjoying making cars.

Emad attached two wheels to a long piece of wood.
Umkhulsum and Md Ali work together on the making of a car.
Maryam knows how to hold the nail so that she can hammer it in safely.
Shafaat works on his vehicle.
After making his car the day before, Adam takes it to the sink to paint it.
Amaar helps Adam to test his newly painted car.
Alisha hammering away sensibly.
Bonus photo! The children really like Mr Mills’ big chair!