Clay – A Vessel for Learning

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All handicrafts have their importance in education because it is easy for children to learn when they do something with their hands. Doing makes learning easy – and enjoyable.

But unfortunately, in many schools there is no place for craftwork; little or no time is devoted to learning by doing!

So why is there no place for handicrafts? Here are the reasons usually given:

  • The materials cost too much.
  • The school cannot afford a craft teacher.
  • A craft teacher and craft work have no respect in society.
  • Craft work cannot be assessed.

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