Apparently a UK mother pulled her son from a playgroup when she discovered that the pre-school allowed the 2-year-old to practice woodwork skills with real tools. “The nails were real, about an inch long, and the hammer was a real metal one,” she said.
Our opinion: It really depends on the supervision. One on one with your own son or daughter? Sure. One adult for every ten children in a pre-school — maybe not so much. Then again, we actually did woodwork in my pre-school and I turned out o… Wait.
Hammer Fury of Playgroup Mum [DailyRecord.co.uk]