WOODWORKING BIRTHDAY PARTIES (San Diego Only)
Woodworking birthday parties are held weekends only in the San Diego area, October – June and are appropriate for children ages 7-11. The mobile woodshop is a 30 foot converted transit bus which comes to the pre-arranged location (usually the child’s home if parking is suitable). The number of participants depends on the ages of the children, maximum is 8. The cost is determined by the location (Avg. $300 – $400).
This is an exciting and productive event for young children but it does have structure. Unless arranged in advance, the children may choose what to build from a variety of sample airplanes, boats, cars, and useful desktop projects. They are given instruction on how to saw wood clamped into a miter box, shape and sand it, drill holes, turn screws, and drive nails until it is completed. This is not a “play” party. These are real hand tools and the children must be able to follow safety and set-up rules. Note: Safety glasses/goggles are provided for each child and closed-toe shoes are required to participate.
The woodworking portion of the party is one hour fifteen minutes long and the cost depends on the location. Additional hours can be scheduled for larger parties. Email sdawson@theChildrensWoodshopBus.com for more information.