Gravel Pit

Collection by The Bashful Lens

The Bashful Lens
Awesome Outdoor play space, would look great in my backyard! Awesome Outdoor play space, would look

Outdoor Play Space

We spend a lot of time in nature. We love hiking, exploring, playing in the water, picnics and more. But there are times when we look for our nature connection closer to home, right in our own backyard. It could be gardening, tending to the chickens, picking wild raspberries, climbing a tree, reading stories in the hammock. As a family we are inspired by Mother Nature and do our best to spend as much time enjoying her as we can. In the spring of 2011, Justin and I sat down to start planning…

Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito

Bay Area Discovery Museum

There are a few family fun spots I never blogged about simply because I didn't get around to it. Knowing that I'll rely heavily on the blog to remember our California days, I thought I'd go ahead and pull out...

water play "stream bed" - this site has lots of amazing pictures of a unique playground in England

Outdoor Play Inspiration

A little while ago I was doing some work with a cluster of schools in the North East of England when I came accross the most amazing climbing frame made...

50 Good Small Backyard Landscaping Ideas on A Budget 50 gute kleine Hinterhof Landschaftsbau Ideen m

14 Brilliant DIY Projects Using Cinder Blocks To Perfectly Compliment Any Backyard

I LOVE this simple outdoor seating area! This looks like it would be SO easy to construct and I can definitely see it complimenting any home.

Ideas Landscaping Backyard For Kids Sand Pit

Making our Wooden Sandpit - Childhood101

You might remember in this recent post about Treasure Hunt Soup, how Immy enjoyed the climbing challenge of the trunks of the trees we were pulling down (so we can replace a row of some awful pine/conifer variety with some more useful fruit trees). When I saw how much she enjoyed them, I was determined […]

Lovely area for small world play outdoors on the preschool playground. Outdoor play with roads and toy cars.

Log In or Sign Up to View

Lovely area for small world play outdoors from 'Erin' - image shared by Five Star Family Day Care Maitland (",)

Natural Woodland School Playground wooden play equipment - simple balance beam For space along fence in backyard

Security Check Required

The Magic of Mushrooms, Chichester, West Sussex. 1,587 likes · 6 talking about this. The Magic of Mushrooms Show Garden

Natural play garden space for my boy incorporates a fountain, a sand box, a gravel pit, a mountain with a tunnel for vehicles to pass through and planted green space for his dinosaurs to hide.

Natural play garden space for my boy incorporates a fountain, a sand box, a gravel pit, a mountain with a tunnel for vehicles to pass through and planted green space for his dinosaurs to hide.

construct a box for gravel pit using side boards


Find step-by-step hardscape projects or find the perfect hardscaping design for your outdoor space at

Adding stumps and other balancing elements creates a sand play area that is so much more than just a sand pit

Sandbox with log border - Instead of sand (too many cats) I would use different kinds of gravel like decomposed granite, pea gravel, and maybe sea glass and road base for a fun dump truck pit.

add some plants in the tires and it would be a cheap cool border around the kids play area. Outdoor play areas Themed Backyard Play — All for the Boys

Fun area for boys and all those Tonka trucks and John Deere tractors. Backyard Idea, for sure!

Landscaping natural playspaces for children - Tips, inspiration, project ideas and our progress over the last year. Mummy Musings and Mayhem natural playground ideas Landscaping Natural Playspaces for Children - Our Progress so far

46 Creative And Fun Outdoor Kids’ Play Areas - DigsDigs

Summer is almost here! It’s time to organize the pastime of your kids outside, and I’ve prepared some cool ideas of outdoor play areas.