In the Handwork classes, boys and girls are taught many hand skills including knitting, crochet, sewing and embroidery. Learning to knit and crochet develops the powers of discipline and concentration. In addition, the density of nerve endings in our fingertips is so enormous that it is of great value to develop this “sense;” brain research now confirms the connection between small-motor activity and increased neurological development. Natural fibers and tools are essential to our work of creating practical and beautiful items.
Creative Development through Special Subjects: