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Saw this the other day when I was at Home Depot…
A bunch of kids taking part in a Home Depot Kids Workshop in Franklin, Tennessee.
…I wish I’d participated in a few do-it-yourself projects when I was a kid!
The only “hands-on experience” I got as a little kid was in my own backyard… making mud pies and collecting lightening bugs & nightcrawlers.
Facts About Home Depot Kids Workshops
- Since 1997, 12 million projects have been built at Kids Workshops
- More than 750,000 children built their first toolbox at The Home Depot
- Nearly 600,000 birdhouses have been constructed at Kids Workshops
- More than 290,000 children have built a step stool at Kids Workshops to help them reach higher
- On average, 75 children per store attend a Kids Workshop
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