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Meet our Leader: Kathleen Larney

Growing up in New Hampshire I spent countless hours exploring the little wooded area and stream behind my house. As I got older the area I explored got a little bigger (white water rafting in the Grand Canyon, hiking a volcano in Guatemala and skiing in British Columbia are a few highlights) but no matter where I am nature is always my happy place. Now that I am back living in New Hampshire and a mom to two wild boys we love to explore the beaches, woods and mountains in and around the seacoast. Outside their wild feels a little less wild! I have witnessed first hand what a positive impact free play outside has on their (and my own!) mood, sleep and development. I am beyond excited to bring Tinkergarten to our amazing community so we can all get out and explore together!


  • Hometown: Portsmouth
  • Leader Since: Summer 2018

Have any questions? Email Me

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Kathleen’s Weekly Sessions

Currently Kathleen isn't holding weekly sessions, but we have sessions available any day, any time with another leader.


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Kathleen’s Free Sessions

Currently Kathleen isn't holding a free session, but you can try for free any day, any time with another leader.


In-Person Programs

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What is Tinkergarten?

Our play-based outdoor curriculum guides parents on how to support an active, engaging, outdoor learning lifestyle for their family. Through an expert-led, on-demand and self-guided curriculum, we make purposeful outdoor play doable for every family.

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Weekly 30-minute live session led by a superstar Tinkergarten leader
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Progress tracking and a digital portfolio of your family’s learning
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Library of how-to guides and parent resources
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Weekly at-home curriculum guides and resources to keep kids playing all week long
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Archive of pre-recorded live sessions for each lesson
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An engaged, supportive community of families learning and playing together

Customer Reviews

(4.9 stars - 176,048 ratings)


5 / 5

It’s such a beautiful and fun curriculum, and my kids play a lot with ideas that stem from their weekly class! I also love the inclusive and diverse approach. It’s golden!


5 / 5

I liked how this was suitable for all ages. My oldest son loved the science of it all: "why is that happening?" "What will happen when?" And my younger son loved mixing and making a mess!

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