I made my first spoon over 10 years ago and I have been teaching others to do so for a lot of the time since. In this project, you will learn how to make a simple spoon from the branch of a tree using only a few simple hand tools. From knowing how to select your wood and where to find the spoon in it, to what tools you need and how to use them, I will guide you along every step of the way until you have your very own wooden spoon.
Jackie is a lively and enthusiastic individual, who uses her obvious passion for learning in the outdoors to engage and inspire both children, adults and the occasional dog.
On paper, she is a
qualified teacher, forest school leader and trainer, an outdoor
first-aider, a skilled environmental educator and has a PGDip in
Jackie has worked for many of Bristol's green institutions including the Avon Gorge and Downs Wildlife Project, Bristol Zoo and the Wild Place Project.
When she isn't Forest Schooling, Jackie can be found in the Wye Valley, generally getting muddy and enjoying the countryside.
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Join me now and learn a new skill. Discover the gentle mindfulness of creating your very first wooden spoon using simple hand tools and green wood. Sign up today!