Giant Spool UpCycled into an Outdoor Science Lab
This has to be one of my most favorite outdoor projects that I've completed lately. I took a giant old spool and upcycled it to create an outdoor science lab and play kitchen for the kids. To say it's a hit would be the understatement of the year. I started with the spool and traced my bowls in pencil and then used a jigsaw to cut out circles so I could recess them down into the spool. This was very important because it keeps the bowls from tipping over and makes it easier for the kids to…
Making A Play Garden - The Imagination Tree
Make a dedicated play garden for kids to grow plants, enjoy sensory play and have a digging patch of their very own! Perfect for toddlers and preschoolers to get stuck into gardening and enjoy outdoor play everyday. With Spring finally here, breathing a wonderfully sunny warmth and life into everything, we have been out in...Read More »
The Easy Way to Add Running Water to your Backyard Play Space
The fastest, easiest, cheapest way to instantly add running water to your backyard play space. Perfect for mud-pies, water play and washing up!
What to do with a cable reel?
I have seen lots and lots of posts recently about “Cable reels” Until now I didn’t have the foggiest idea what a cable reel was, let alone what to do with it! It is now fair to sa…
Five Great Ways to Encourage STEM Curiosity - Modarri
Inside a baby’s mind: “Blocks have no flavor. Cats are soft. Colorful leaves crunch.” Babies and toddlers are naturally scientific explorers. Without guidance, they will form hypotheses, run experiments and reach conclusions — all day long. Some will keep tinkering with the world and become adults who confidently make basic household repairs, maintain their vehicles, and make clever ideas become …