Tinkering School

come make amazing things with us

Rope? Rope!

Sean Murray

Every Monday we announce the theme for the week, the topic, concept, our material that will drive our tinkering. Some topics get cheers (forts!); some get raised eyebrows (color...). This week's topic met with our first groan.

Rope? 

 

Henry becoming infected by Nikki's enthusiasm.

We hold that: Everything is interesting when you look closely. With the proper tools and time to ponder, and a few sparks of enthusiasm, what seemed mundane can reveal its richness, depth and possibility.

Our campers refuse to be bored. They will push, poke, and tumble a concept until it reveals its wondesr .So far, they've found quite a bit of wonder in rope by...

...building a climbing net... 9241998809<em>ca1bd0d167</em>c.jpg ...making rope from natural fibers... 9241998809<em>ca1bd0d167</em>c.jpg
...weaving hammocks...
9241998809<em>ca1bd0d167</em>c.jpg ...and spanning the cork floor on an elegant, simple suspension bridge. 9241998809<em>ca1bd0d167</em>c.jpg Rope!

Tinkering School is a trademark registered in the US Patent and Trademark Office.