Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cost per student?

The cost per student depends on the program and instructional method you choose.  Review our Program pricing page.

What teacher resources are provided?

Teacher resources will be provided in advance of the session and depending on the method of teaching you have selected may include:

  • Pre-session setup instructions
  • Step-by-step teaching instructions
  • Video conferencing link for online instruction
  • Access to classroom instruction video(s)

How long should we allocate for students to complete their carving?

Depending on the program you choose, it takes 60, 90 or 120 minutes to finish a sculpture.  

When we visit your school for In Class Field Trip class time is always 120 minutes. If you choose to have a Teacher-led or Zoom workshop class times vary based on your desired program. Review our Programs and pricing page


What materials are included for students?

Everything your students will need to complete their carving will be included in your order: hand-cut soapstone shape, kid-safe carving file, two grades of sandpaper, polishing wax for a quality finish, and buffing cloth.

Are the carving tools kid-safe?

In our Animal programs we use a custom made kid-safe carving file (where files are used). We designed this tool to minimize the risk of children hurting themselves while carving. This file has been used by thousands of students without incident. 

Can we expect dust during the carving process?

While stone carving produces dust we have specifically developed a carving process using water to eliminate dry stone dust. Students are encouraged to keep their stone shapes wet throughout the class.

Can we have an in-class instructor?

Yes, this option is currently available if your school is located in the Greater Vancouver area of BC, Canada. Please refer to the In-Class Field Trip option on the Programs and pricing page.

How do we place our order?

We are so glad you are interested in our workshop! Please register for our Teacher’s Portal where you can book classes, order supplies, find educational videos and many more useful resources to use before, during and after your workshop. If you need to talk to us please schedule a 15 minute Info Call once logged into the portal.

How are the materials packaged and shipped?

If you book a teacher-led or Zoom class all supplies will be carefully packed and shipped to your school. When you book an In Class Field Trip workshop our instructor will bring all supplies on the day of the class.

How long will it take to receive our order?

Please allow two weeks from the day you place your order to receive your supplies. Orders are shipped within 5 business days of receiving your order via ground service.

Program Pricing

We have a number of workshops to fit your needs. Review our program pricing.

Book Info Session

Book a 15 minute info session with us and we can help you choose the best program for your students.

What Teachers Say

“Loved the workshop! My students had such a good time and were so proud of their creations. I loved that every stone was unique and the students got to compare and see one another’s and pick out the details.”

A.C.   Harbour View Elementary School, Coquitlam, BC

“Amazing! This workshop is highly organized and smoothly run. By far one of the best artist workshops I have had in my classroom in many years, I would highly recommend it to any teacher.”

L. Brain. Grade 4/5 teacher at Eagle View Elementary, Victoria, BC.

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