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All aboard the outdoor bus/train/plane! DIY Recycled Outdoor toys made from plastic chairs - via Mummy Musings and Mayhem I love this outdoor play space! Backyard Play Spaces, Outdoor Learning Spaces, Kids Outdoor Play, Outdoor Play Areas, Kids Play Area, Backyard Playground, Backyard For Kids, Playground Ideas, Outdoor Games

Our Play Space: A Backyard Bus - Childhood101

This week on Our Play Space we are featuring the fabulous outdoor play space of a very fun mum, early childhood teacher and blogger – Jodie of Mummy Musings and Mayhem. Our Backyard Bus Where is this playful space? Northern New South Wales, Australia Tell us a little about the people who play in this […]

20 Fabulous Art DIY Garden Projects for This Spring - frog tire garden art Garden Crafts, Diy Garden Decor, Garden Projects, Garden Ideas, Garden Decorations, Patio Ideas, Art Projects, Tire Garden, Garden Junk

DIY Made of Old Tires

Do you happen to have a bunch of tires lying around? And you say you don’t have any use for them anymore? Repurposing is an essential component to the DIY person, so if you landed on this webpage, you are keen on recycling old tires in order to improve your garden design. First of all, […]

It’s time to tear up the swing sets and let our kids play somewhere like this – natural playground ideas Outdoor Play Spaces, Outdoor Fun, Montessori, Backyard Playground, Playground Ideas, Outdoor Classroom, Outdoor Learning, Kid Spaces, Kids Playing

It's Time to Tear Up the Swing Sets and Let Our Kids Play Somewhere Like This

Current playgrounds are completely void of creative stimulation for children over the age of 2. It seems that they're damaging kids more than they're protecting them.

Newest project for 2014 - Emmerick Street Kindergarten Outdoor Learning Spaces, Kids Outdoor Play, Outdoor Play Areas, Backyard Play, Kids Play Area, Backyard For Kids, Natural Play Spaces, Sand Projects, Sand Play

Newest project for 2014 - Emmerick Street Kindergarten

Emmerick Street Kindergarten, Lilyfield, Sydney, New South Wales Construction: J M Landscapes The newest project for 2014. Disclaimer :The round object is a wrecking ball that was there already, not a design homage to Miley. Well done Jaime and crew 1. Playspace, Before, 2013 Playspace, After, 2014 Playspace, Before, 2013 Playspace, After, 2014 Playspace, Before, 2013 Playspace, After, 2014

Stringy Spectral Playgrounds - The Rainbow Ropes Project Envisions Colorful and Dynamic Urban Spaces (GALLERY) Playground Design, Outdoor Playground, Playground Toys, Natural Playground, Kids Restaurants, Urban Intervention, Kindergarten Design, Urban Fabric, Outdoor Learning

Rainbow of Ropes, Virginia Melnyk, proposed - Playscapes

Virginia Melnyk has also proposed a ‘Rainbow of Ropes’ to convert unused vacant lots to community hang-outs: “In a city, the vacant lot becomes a space of emptiness, a place that people try to avoid. The Rainbow of Ropes, attempts to reactivate these types of spaces by building a playground for children and adults alike. - Read the rest...

32 Creative Ideas And Cute Natural Playground Garden For Kids, Normal playgrounds wear out and become obsolete over only a couple years, necessitating updates to stay safe. So what if you don't have a backyard to . Outdoor School, Outdoor Classroom, Kids Indoor Playground, Playground Ideas, Natural Play Spaces, Outdoor Learning Spaces, Sensory Garden, Diy Garden, Garden Ideas

Another new 2014 Project

Engadine TLC Childcare Centre, Engadine, Sydney, New South Wales Construction: J M Landscapes Another new 2014 Project Playspace, Before, 2013 Playspace, After, 2014 Playspace, Before, 2013 Playspace, After, 2014 Playspace, Before, 2013 Playspace, After, 2014 Playspace, After, 2014 Playspace, After, 2014 Playspace, Before, 2013 Playspace, After, 2014 Playspace, After, 2014 Playspace, Before, 2013 Playspace, After, 2014 Playspace, Before, 2013 Playspace, After, 2014 Playspace, After, 2014…

Pin Photographs of outdoor spaces, using natural and recycled materials, assisting with planning a learning environment within the Reggio Emilia and Sustainability philosophy. Outdoor Learning Spaces, Outdoor Play Areas, Outdoor Fun, Outdoor Spaces, Outdoor Decor, Outdoor Grilling, Outdoor Photos, Outdoor Seating, Preschool Playground

The making of the mud kitchen

Introducing our new mud kitchen! We have wanted a mud kitchen since we started creating our outdoor area, so this weekend, after A LOT of ...

Adventures at home with Mum: Mud Kitchen Outdoor Play Renovation, – Natural Playground İdeas Outdoor Learning Spaces, Outdoor Play Areas, Outdoor Fun, Outdoor Games, Outdoor Activities, Storage Tubs, Mud Kitchen, Kids Play Area, Kid Spaces

Mud Kitchen Outdoor Play Renovation

Summer time in Australia means outside play for us, we are lucky to have a large double yard with some big shady trees to play under. Over a year ago we made this Magnificent Mud Kitchen which has been well and truly used, enjoyed and utilized in many ways which adds to the outdoor adventures but it was time to update and add some more elements. There are some new storage pots, a few jugs, his own toaster (our old one with cord cut off) and a spice rack with jars among other things. Here it…

Crocheted Playground by Toshiko Horiuchi MacAdam, Harmonic Motion / Rete dei draghi, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Roma, 2013 Playground Design, Indoor Playground, Interactive Art, Action Painting, Yarn Bombing, Museum Of Contemporary Art, Japanese Artists, Public Art, Installation Art

Toshiko Horiuchi MacAdam, Harmonic Motion / Rete dei draghi, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Roma, 2013 - Playscapes

Toshiko‘s latest installation is at Rome’s Museum of Contemporary Art. ” Her sculptures are places rather than objects…” You can visit until December 2014. I never get tired of these. [source: domus] Related posts: Play in Museums – Toshiko Horiuchi MacAdam at The Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem, North Carolina More Playground Crochet from Toshiko - Read the rest...

Newest completed project: Bronte Public School, Bronte Sydney Natural Outdoor Playground, Kids Outdoor Play, Outdoor Play Spaces, Outdoor Learning, Public School, Playground Design, Playground Ideas, Natural Play Spaces, Toddler Playground

Newest completed project: Bronte Public School, Bronte Sydney

Bronte Public School, Bronte, Sydney, New South Wales Construction: J M Landscapes Main Playspace, After, 2013 Main Playspace, After, 2013 Main Playspace, After, 2013 Main Playspace, Before, 2012 Main Playspace, Before, 2012 Main Playspace, Before, 2012 Main Playspace, After, 2013 Main Playspace, After, 2013 Main Playspace, After, 2013 Main Playspace, After, 2013 Main Playspace, After, 2013 Main Playspace, After, 2013 Main Playspace, Before, 2012 Main Playspace, Before, 2012 Main Playspace…

The best living willow sculptures, like the one John Malkovich designed for his garden in France. Powell Gardens, Backyard Playground, Playground Ideas, Playground Design, Living Willow, Tree Sculpture, Sculpture Ideas, Sculptures, Outdoor Play Areas

Living Willow Pirate Ship, Harlow Carr Gardens, UK - Playscapes

Pirate ships are overdone on the playground but I love this ghostly woven willow version by Phil Bradley, at Harlow Carr Gardens in the UK. [source] Related posts: Living Willow Structures for Playgrounds Carr Everbach’s Favorite Playgrounds Vaulted Willow, Marc Fornes, Edmonton, Canada, 2014 Fairy Houses and Forts, Powell Gardens, Kansas City, 2012

Research continues to show how much children benefit from creative free play and yet we continue to deny children recess and build conventional playground equipment. Outdoor Activities For Kids, Outdoor Learning, Outdoor Play Areas, Milk Crates, Play Equipment, Outdoor Classroom, Creative Play, Outdoor Projects, Kids Playing

Playgrounds a hurdle to play

CONVENTIONAL adult-designed school playgrounds might be getting in the way of creative, more energetic play.