Originally Posted by fischelfe
This is slightly off topic, but...
I was one of those children that local instructors had not managed to get in the water. I learned to swim when my mother, father and I spend a weeks vacation on a North Sea island. Later, when I was 6, I joined the local swim club and swam competitive for 15 years. Have been swimming and scuba diving for fun since.
So I guess showing the kid that it's possible to have fun in water would be my priority.
This is completely off-topic. 'Fisch' and 'Elfe' - what a combination ;-)
Amazing that you can learn how to swim in salty water.
(BTW, Amrum is my favorite.)