Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

Pinewood Derby: A Teaching Moment

I’m not a crafty mom. I’m not even a very creative mom. I don’t follow directions well and I always put things together at the last minute. So when I first heard about the Pinewood Derby project for my son’s cub scout pack a few years ago, I panicked. How in the world was I going to help my son build a car, much less figure out how to come up with a concept for his car? 

What I quickly learned was that this project would be a teaching moment for all of us. Continue reading


January 30, 2010 Posted by | Blog, Teaching | , , , , , | Leave a comment