Monday, August 13, 2018

“We like to say ‘play messy so they’ll think messy’"

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:
From across a small field at Oak Grove Farm Friday morning, two-year-old Charlie Phippard saw children experimenting with water and dirt near the edge of the woods. 
“Mud,” he exclaimed, dashing across the space. 
Elsewhere, toddlers poured buckets of water down makeshift slides, sprayed it at tubes of duct-taped plastic bottles, played with colored, frozen blocks of it, created pools for small stone pigs with it, and submerged a variety of things into containers of it. 
The children watched the results of their play with a combination of serious focus and sheer delight. 
This is Tinkergarten, a play-based learning program popping up across the Milford area.

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Tinkergarten had some classes in Franklin in August of last year

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