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

DIY Wooden Sandpit with Lid and Benches

This easy DIY wooden sandpit with lid and fold out benches beats the argos sandpit by miles and can be built start to finish in a couple of evenings.

A digging tyre at Acorns Pre-school, image shared by Niki Willows - Outside (",)

A digging tyre at Acorns Pre-school, image shared by Niki Willows; would be awesome with a tractor tire

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. This is a home daycare that has a lot of natural play elements in their backyard play environment.

Use hanging baskets to store sandpit toys, trucks, etc. attach to fence and underneath playground.

Hanging baskets for loose parts storage, what a lovely way to add to the aesthetic of the outdoor classroom.

MAROONED PIRATE BOAT WITH SAND PIT - CUBBY PLAY HOUSE - Building Plans V1 in Toys, Hobbies, Outdoor Toys, Sandpit Toys | eBay

MAROONED PIRATE BOAT WITH SAND PIT - CUBBY PLAY HOUSE - Building Plans V1

MAROONED PIRATE BOAT WITH SAND PIT - CUBBY PLAY HOUSE - Building Plans V1 in Toys, Hobbies, Outdoor Toys, Sandpit Toys | eBay

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 them and let their imagination.forward to playing outside

Yes, we live by the beach but the girls would still love this!  Would convert into a seating area with cushions on top when not in use...  And this is a fabulous site for contemporary ideas.  Wish I lived in London so they could come and sort our garden out!

Fun storage bench for kids. Allow you to store books, shoes and other items in the bench, and sit on it while having the supply's in the compartments.

Image via pinterest

Nov 18 How to design a family friendly garden

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!)

SImple Sandbox Ideas: Easy, inexpensive toys, play ideas and storage ideas for your backyard sandbox. PS: Not sure about the term "Hooligans" Doesn't it have negative connotations? What do you all think?

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/indoor chalkboard for your yard. This is such a perfect outdoor activity for the kids and it has held up for over 2 years!

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. Little rock exploration instead of sand box?

Resort Style Living Landscape Design Dean Herald Rolling Stone Landscapes Sand pit                                                                                                                                                     More

Nov 18 How to design a family friendly garden

Pinterest
Search