Chapter 2 – Theoretical Frame of Circular Economy Education, Plastic Craftwork and Tinkering
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Motivation

Promotes Self-Directed Learning: Tinkering is often self-guided, allowing individuals to pursue their interests and passions. This self-directed approach promotes motivation and a love for learning.

Enhances Problem-Solving Skills: Tinkering often involves solving real-world problems, whether it’s fixing a broken appliance, building a model, or creating a new invention. This process hones problem-solving abilities, which are valuable in various professions.

Encourages Resourcefulness: Tinkering often involves working with limited resources, which promotes resourcefulness and the ability to make the best use of what is available. This skill is invaluable in a world with finite resources.

Strengthens Resilience: Tinkering can be frustrating at times, as not all experiments or projects will succeed on the first try. Learning to persevere through setbacks and failures is an important life skill.

Promotes Interdisciplinary Learning: Tinkering often draws from various fields, such as science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics  (STEAM). It encourages cross-disciplinary thinking and fosters a holistic understanding of the world.

Facilitates Practical Knowledge: Tinkering provides hands-on experience that complements theoretical knowledge. It allows individuals to gain practical skills that can be applied in everyday life, from fixing household appliances to building and repairing items.