let the children play: loose parts play (nice, self-draining solution for things that will be out in the rain — plus it uses the fence!)

let the children play: loose parts play (nice, self-draining solution for things that will be out in the rain — plus it uses the fence!)

A Dry river bed instead of a traditional sand pit. Large and smaller river rock lining a sand river with tree stumps, ferns and toys

A Dry river bed instead of a traditional sand pit. Large and smaller river rock lining a sand river with tree stumps, ferns and toys

Easy DIY wooden sandpit with fold out benches made with decking boards and a sheet of tarpaulin.

DIY Wooden Sandpit with Lid and Benches

Easy DIY wooden sandpit with fold out benches made with decking boards and a sheet of tarpaulin.

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Nov 18 How to design a family friendly garden

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What better way to keep your kids occupied for hours – oh the pain when you accidentally jab your toe with the spade though!  #UKBeachBreak

What better way to keep your kids occupied for hours – oh the pain when you accidentally jab your toe with the spade though! #UKBeachBreak

Incy Wincy spider- exploring pipes and spiders in the sand. How creative! Children can work on story re-tell as well.

Incy Wincy spider- exploring pipes and spiders in the sand. How creative! Children can work on story re-tell as well.

How to make a sand and rock box for your kids play trucks.  They will love this!

DIY Sand and Rock Box

How to make a sand and rock box for your kids play trucks. They will love this!

Rabbit digging box! Great for bunnies that like to dig carpet or participate in other sorts of bunstruction. Easy to store and fun for buns! DIY sandbox and rabbit toy

Rabbit digging box! Great for bunnies that like to dig carpet or participate in other sorts of bunstruction. Easy to store and fun for buns! DIY sandbox and rabbit toy

This is a great way to include an area for diggers, which are an essential element of children's gardens.

This is a great way to include an area for diggers, which are an essential element of children's gardens.

Excellent way to use and old sind for a sand and water table for the kids!

Excellent way to use and old sind for a sand and water table for the kids!

Leave plastic animals in a bin outside (near the garden, next to the sandbox, next to a patch of trees, etc) -- when children go outside to play, they can use them and let their imaginations run wild! My recommendation: the children should only play with these toys outside -- that way, they'll look forward to playing outside -- make sure they run around too ;)  GG

Leave plastic animals in a bin outside (near the garden, next to the sandbox, next to a patch of trees, etc) -- when children go outside to play, they can use them and let their imaginations run wild! My recommendation: the children should only play with these toys outside -- that way, they'll look forward to playing outside -- make sure they run around too ;) GG

Digging dog?   Create a sandbox just for his digging!  I like the idea of the short wall surrounding to keep the sand IN the sandbox!

Digging dog? Create a sandbox just for his digging! I like the idea of the short wall surrounding to keep the sand IN the sandbox!

Bruder Mack Granite Liebherr Crane Truck - 1:16 Scale, Model# 02818 by Bruder Toys. Save 10 Off!. $89.99. Extra-large Bruder toys are built tough for regular use in the sandbox or back yard. Large detailed Mack Granite Liebherr truck features a crane that extends to over 4 feet tall! Stabilizer legs and a counterweight that can be filled with sand maintain the crane's stability. Realistic driver's cabin features doors that open, a tilting engine hood that displays engine block, folding…

Bruder Mack Granite Liebherr Crane Truck - 1:16 Scale, Model# 02818 by Bruder Toys. Save 10 Off!. $89.99. Extra-large Bruder toys are built tough for regular use in the sandbox or back yard. Large detailed Mack Granite Liebherr truck features a crane that extends to over 4 feet tall! Stabilizer legs and a counterweight that can be filled with sand maintain the crane's stability. Realistic driver's cabin features doors that open, a tilting engine hood that displays engine block, folding…

I ADORE this DIY Sandbox with Fold-Out Seats SO much!

I ADORE this DIY Sandbox with Fold-Out Seats SO much!

Sandbox Toys and Sandboxes 145990: Kids Sandbox 2 In 1 Sand And Water Wheel Table With Beach Sand Toys Set Outdoor -> BUY IT NOW ONLY: $34.5 on eBay!

Sandbox Toys and Sandboxes 145990: Kids Sandbox 2 In 1 Sand And Water Wheel Table With Beach Sand Toys Set Outdoor -> BUY IT NOW ONLY: $34.5 on eBay!

How to make a giant outdoor chalkboard for your yard.  This is such a perfect outdoor activity for the kids and it has held up for over 2 years!

How to Make an Outdoor Chalkboard

How to make a giant outdoor chalkboard for your yard. This is such a perfect outdoor activity for the kids and it has held up for over 2 years!

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