“Don’t do it for them!”
Oh, yes, have I been here over the years of raising my son. Like all parents, I have wanted to jump in and “save” him and his projects. I feel like I ground off several sets of teeth over the years keeping my mouth shut, but I think it has helped him create his own level of “maker grit.” — Douglas
Some tips for grown-ups working with kids. There are a lot of valid ways of making things, but they aren't all equally effective at developing grit. Tinkering FTW.