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Tinkergarten Classes & Child Development Strategies for Parents

Research-based, simple, and practical activities, ideas, and solutions to raise happy, healthy, and balanced children.


Join the Spokane community in outdoor, inquiry-based classes with an engaging curriculum (ages 1.5 – 8).


Learn simple and practical strategies and learn about my philosophical foundation, Reggio.

Consulting & Coaching

1-on-1 help structuring play space, simplifying family routines, and more.

Welcome, Friend

I’m Annie – a parent, teacher, learner, and adventurer. I have a BS and MS in education and 10+ years of experience teaching in the US and overseas. I have taught children ranging from 18 months to 24 years. I currently adjunct at Whitworth University and supervise collegiate student teachers. I hope to be a resource for you. I blend my education in human movement and child development, with my experience as an educator, and my love of nature and the outdoors to bring you classes and share approaches to parenting.

Let’s work together
to help our children flourish

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