Tinkergarten’s kids classes are age appropriate for 18 month - 8 year olds, and are run by parents and other community members. Classes take place in Lawson Park, LaBagh Woods, Thatcher Woods, Thaddeus S. “Ted” Lechowicz Woods, Oz Park, Welles Park, Grant Park, Unity Park, Palmer Square Park, Eggers Grove, Taylor Park, Humboldt Park, Horner Park, Robinhood Park, McKinley Park Play Garden, Smith Park, Ridge Park, Jackson Park (Garden of The Phoenix), Bedford Park, Nichols Park, Harold Washington Playlot Park, Portage Park, Nottingham Park, Jesse Owens Park, Edgebrook Community Church, Walsh Park, The Bucktown Green, Senior Citizens Memorial Playlot Park, Euclid Square Park, Eckhart Park, Independence Irving Park, Wicker Park, Garfield Park Conservatory - Administrative Office, Winnemac Park, Lincoln Park, Milton Lee Olive Park, West Ridge Nature Preserve, An Oak Park Area Park, Glenview Woods, Axehead Lake, Robbins Park, Oakbrook Terrace Park District Lake View Nature Center, Lake Opeka, Northbrook Village Green, Izaak Walton Preserve, Wampum Lake, Somme Woods - Picnic Grove #1, Centennial Park, A Downers Grove area park, Ty Warner Park, Veterans Memorial Park, Twin Lakes Park, Patriots Park, Lake Arlington, An Arlington Heights Area Park, Busse Woods - Picnic Grove 24, Busse Forest Central, Kimball Hill Park, Crete Bike Trail, A Chicago Area Park, Memorial Park, Castaldo Park, A Woodridge Area Park, Adler Park, Hunt Club Park Community Center, Viking Park, A Gurnee Area Park, Riverside Park, A Waukegan Area Park, Greenbelt Forest Preserve, Hickory Creek Preserve - LaPorte Road Access, Main Park, St. John's United Church of Christ, Kingston Park, Northside Park, a Wheaton area park, Lincoln Marsh, Private Residence (Winfield, IL), and East Street Park, and more!
Tinkergarten’s play-based learning curriculum of outdoor activities is the best way for kids to experience Sheridan Park, Cook in the summer. Moms, dads and their kids can enroll in a class and join one of our existing playgroups, or improve their own playgroup by becoming a Tinkergarten leader. Join the other parents and kids in Cook to play and learn outdoors together!