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Tinkergarten is not a typical kids’ class—we share ideas with educational frameworks like Montessori, Waldorf and Reggio Emilia, but we’re much more. Our play-based learning curriculum adapts to all the different skills that kids are developing and practicing. We’re combining the fun of play with the broad range of skills that are important for children to start developing at a young age.

We believe in the importance of developing social and emotional skills while playing and learning. Our outdoor activities promote communication and teamwork, allowing kids to figure how to work together. Play is largely a social experience, and pushes kids to explore their emotional skills, such as understanding empathy and self-reliance. We want them to believe they can and will figure things out, while developing their own sense of self.

115 Results

Earth Day—Plant with Purpose

0 to 8+ 1 hour+

Pick Plants for Pollinators

3 to 8+ Under 1 hour

Pack a Family Picnic

to Under 1 hour

Add Scraps to Boost Soil

0 to 8+ 1 hour+

Pea Plant Hideout

0 to 8+ 1 hour+

Save the Dandelions (and the Bees!)

0 to 8+ 1 hour+

One Bag of Trash

3 to 8+ 1 hour+

Dye Eggs the Natural Way

3 to 8+ 1 hour+

Get Silly Day

0 to 8+ 1 hour+

Make Giant Bubbles

0 to 8+ 1 hour+

Make Sun Catchers

0 to 8+ 1 hour+

Search for Signs of Spring!

0 to 8+ Under 1 hour

DIY "Binoculars"

0 to 8 Under 1 hour

Great Bird Count with Kiddos

to 1 hour+

Bubble Joy

0 to 8 Under 1 hour

Play With Spirals

0 to 8+ Under 1 hour

Pumpkin Lanterns

3 to 8+ Under 1 hour

Make Pumpkin Boats

3 to 8 Under 1 hour

Pumpkin Seed Exploration

0 to 8+ 1 hour+

Take a Listening Walk

0 to 8+ Under 1 hour

Squiggle Magic!

0 to 8+ Under 1 hour

Let's Chalk it Out

0 to 8+ Under 1 hour

Paint the Winter Sky

0 to 8+ Under 1 hour

Ice Gems

0 to 8+ Under 1 hour

Orange you Glad We Made This Feeder?

0 to 8+ Under 1 hour

Coming In Is Part of Being #OutdoorsAll4

0 to 5 1 hour+

A Wish Tree for Me

0 to 5 1 hour+

Time Out for Tea

0 to 5 1 hour+

Free from the Freeze!

3 to 8+ Under 1 hour

My Friend, the Tree

0 to 8+ Under 1 hour

Build a Tree of Thanks

0 to 8+ 1 hour+

A Winter Howling

0 to 8+ Under 1 hour

Pulley Play

0 to 8+ Under 1 hour

Parts and Wholes

0 to 8+ 1 hour+

Happy Birthday, Earth!

0 to 8+ 1 hour+

Clouds, Rain...and Meatballs?

0 to 8 Under 1 hour

Take the Moon for a Walk

0 to 8+ <30 min

Catching Colors

0 to 8 Under 1 hour

Fall Feast

0 to 8 Under 1 hour

Thank You, Parks

0 to 8 Under 1 hour

Halloween Brew

0 to 8 Under 1 hour

Bubbles!

0 to 8 <30 min

Tiny Friends

0 to 8+ Under 1 hour

Bare your Soles

0 to 8+ <30 min

Leave a May Day Surprise

0 to 8+ <30 min

Balancing Gnomes

3 to 8+ Under 1 hour

A Nest for Explorers

3 to 8+ Under 1 hour

Outsmart a Leprechaun

3 to 8+ Under 1 hour

Husky Haul

0 to 8 Under 1 hour

Keep on Truckin'

0 to 5 Under 1 hour

Celebrate Winter Solstice

0 to 8+ 1 hour+

Cozy Hideaway

0 to 8+ 1 hour+

Sheet Sensation

0 to 8+ Under 1 hour

Not a Sheet

0 to 8+ <30 min

Renewable Art

0 to 8+ 1 hour+

The Great Wall

3 to 8 1 hour+

Eggheads

3 to 8+ 1 hour+

Frozen Treasure

0 to 8 Under 1 hour

Build a Snow House

0 to 8+ 1 hour+

Pine Cone Feeders

3 to 8+ Under 1 hour

Celebrate Color

0 to 8 1 hour+

What Floats Your Boat

3 to 8 Under 1 hour

Forest Putty

0 to 8 Under 1 hour

Glimpse a Robin's World

3 to 8+ 1 hour+

A Twist on the Squiggle

3 to 8 Under 1 hour

Petal Potions

0 to 8 Under 1 hour

Hide and Seek Series

0 to 2 <30 min

Magic Carpet Ride

3 to 8 Under 1 hour

Tweeze and Thank You

3 to 8 <30 min

Catch the wind

0 to 8+ Under 1 hour

Nature Curtain

0 to 8+ 1 hour+

Friends in Low Places

0 to 8+ Under 1 hour

Winter Wondermobiles

0 to 5 1 hour+

Design a Nature Display

3 to 8+ Under 1 hour

Planting seeds

0 to 8+ 1 hour+

Make a Bindle

0 to 8+ Under 1 hour

Compass in Their Heads

3 to 8 <30 min

Hide and Seek - Explorers

3 to 5 Under 1 hour

Hide and Seek - Big Tinkers

6 to 8+ 1 hour+

Spreading Smiles

3 to 8 <30 min

Winter Scavenger hunt

3 to 8+ Under 1 hour

What Shadows Can Do

3 to 8 <30 min

Climb a Tree

3 to 8+ <30 min

Going on a Bear Hike

0 to 5 Under 1 hour

Color Square Game

3 to 5 <30 min

Camo Hunt

3 to 8 <30 min

Hide and Sound

3 to 8+ Under 1 hour

Mystery Trail Walk

3 to 8 Under 1 hour

Mud Play

0 to 5 Under 1 hour

Make Music Like Wee Wild Things

0 to 5 Under 1 hour

Host your own egg roll

0 to 8+ Under 1 hour

Celebrate a green space

0 to 8+ 1 hour+

Nature Fans

0 to 8+ <30 min

I Spy with my little iPhone

3 to 8 <30 min

Make Music Like Wild Things

6 to 8+ 1 hour+

Paint the Fence (or Log)

0 to 5 Under 1 hour

Stack Stone Towers

0 to 8+ <30 min

Egg Carton Treasure Box

0 to 5 <30 min

Faces for the Trees

3 to 8+ 1 hour+

Peek at the Treetops

3 to 8+ <30 min

Bury Them in Sand

0 to 8+ <30 min

A Hare-y Hideout

3 to 8+ 1 hour+

Build an Outdoor Kitchen

0 to 8 1 hour+

Winter Scavenger Hunt

3 to 5 <30 min

Dribble Yourselves a Kingdom

0 to 8 <30 min

The Bucket Challenge

3 to 8 Under 1 hour

Follow the Arrows

3 to 8 1 hour+

Stone Soup

0 to 8 Under 1 hour

Nature Ornaments

3 to 8+ 1 hour+

Lantern Making

3 to 8+ 1 hour+

Redesigning Nature

0 to 8+ 1 hour+

What to Build…

3 to 8+ Under 1 hour

Going on a Bell Hunt

3 to 5 <30 min

Pick Up Sticks

0 to 2 Under 1 hour

Kings and Queens of Wild Things

3 to 8 Under 1 hour
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