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Light-Shadow tracing ~ so simple, yet so brilliant. It was this picture that inspired me to get the old light projectors from the school storage, and do a tracing activity for Groundhog Day. The kids loved the light and shadow experiment.

AMAZING OUTDOOR SPACE!  So much more that what's in this picture!  Playground Build & Design | Natural Child Play | Earth Wrights Ltd

What is the Nature Play Earth Path? The Nature Play Earth Path is a vision for how to keep kids healthy, connected to nature, and learning all at the same time. It is a ¼ mile trail that runs along the outer edge of the main… Read

stumps as stages for play, plus shelves of small toys and loose parts

Outdoor block area from My Intentional Play (",) Great way to organize and invite children to use the outdoor area with as much intent as they do inside.

Early Years Ideas - Small World Play set up in a tyre.

Dinosaurs in a Tire, Playground Idea. Early Years Ideas - small-world play set up in a tyre.

Outdoor music classroom

Outdoor Music Wall I'm a Teacher Get Me Outside Here Juliet shows us how one preschool added a music wall to their outdoor environment.

Outdoor kitchen

A Play Kitchen For The Outdoors — b. organic

Check out this mud bar! I believe kids should be allowed to get dirty! What a great mud pie outdoor kitchen for kids!


The wooden Stumps. Can be sourced from a wood cutter or harbourist. It is safe for children to play with and can be used as a dinner plate for a game or pretend play. It can be used as a step board for children to hop and go during play time.

I like the hanging baskets for loose part storage, especially in an outdoor play area.

Hanging baskets for loose parts storage, these would naturally drain after rain or sprinklers, so no standing water.

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