Observations of a gaggle of players, ages 5 through 10.
Along the way, the children--without adult intervention--teach each other how to shape Summertime adventures including building dens, fairy houses, and forts and the play that takes place in and around these structures.
"We say that Tink is “all about the ideas” because mainly we want to embrace the pursuit of nothingness. In adult terms, it is like the Seinfeld of Summer Camps. It is a camp about nothing, but in that, it is about everything. And it is the perfect way to spend a bite-sized set of Summer Days."
We contributed a guest post about our Tink camp. Hop on over to Learning for Life to read the whole blog post!
This is what one of the older boys said to me as he stood on the seesaw, surfing, rocking back and forth. He was watching a group of older girls work through the open window of what was, as of this morning, the Children’s Teahouse.
Andrea's guest posts on Learning for Life's blog! She shares the Tink Camp 2012 World Tour, Dens Cardboard Challenge: build a strong and comfortable cardboard den using criteria determined by the children.