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.
Awesome design: sunken sand pit constructed with new sleepers, play house and ‘mushroom’ table. The whole area is mulched with a thick layer of play bark to protect little hands and knees against falls.
Adding stumps and other balancing elements creates a sand play area that is so much more than just a sand box. This appeals to a much wider age range than a box of sand. Can become a fire pit when the kids get older.
Love the one with a bench (wonder if you could make the bench fold to form a cover.Building a Backyard Sandpit: Ideas & Inspiration to DIY
Make some outdoor sensory play areas for toddlers and preschoolers with these two simple ideas; a DIY sand box and a gravel pit construction site! We are huge fans of outdoor play and learning and spend a lot of time in our garden or the woods and parks near our home. Because we live in...Read More » #homeschoolingideasfortoddlers