Exploring Through Play: Exploring with natural materials Part 1 - loose parts faces in the rain

Making faces with children outside after the rain provides different experiences. I like how the rain makes the surface more reflective background for children to make their own unique faces. A good opportunity for children to be creative.

Do your kids love getting dirty? Let them turn your backyard into a Mars mission off-road adventure by burying lengths of PVC pipe in dirt for tunnels. http://www.parents.com/fun/activities/outdoor/make-your-backyard-more-fun/?socsrc=pmmpin130411ffBackyardPVC#page=3

14 Easy Ways to Make Your Backyard More Fun

Create truck tunnels in sandboxes, dirt mounds, or rock walls by burying lengths of PVC pipe (ours are OR could just do a dirt pile instead of a sandbox.

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