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26 Cute and Thrifty DIY Storage Solutions backyard/patio/garage storage for kid toys – (easy and cheap setup with minimal supplies. Outdoor Toy Storage, Diy Toy Storage, Outdoor Toys, Garage Storage, Storage Ideas, Smart Storage, Backyard Storage, Creative Storage, Storage Hacks

Organizing Outside Toys

I finally got around to organizing the outside toys! I was inspired by a picture on Pinterest a while ago via Random Thoughts of a SuperMom, you can see the pin HERE. I loved the idea of having buckets for all the little outside toys that can get scattered all over the yard. I used my silhouette machine to cut black vinyl labels for each bucket. We bought the galvanized buckets and shelf at Home Depot. Having the buckets labeled makes finding toys and cleaning up easier for Hudson...and it…

DIY Wooden Roads and Ramps for Toy Cars – Buggy and Buddy Such a fun homemade toy! Kids can move the boards to create all kinds of tracks for their toy cars! (How to Make Wooden Roads and Ramps for … Kids Outdoor Play, Outdoor Play Spaces, Outdoor Fun, Outdoor Learning, Outdoor Car Track For Kids, Outside Toys For Kids, Car Tracks For Kids, Diy Outdoor Toys, Outdoor Games

DIY Wooden Roads and Ramps for Toy Cars

Here’s how to make wooden roads and ramps for toy cars. These DIY car tracks are perfect for both indoor and outdoor play and is super easy to make! Follow our Cars, Trucks, and Trains Pinterest board! My son’s most favorite toy in the world is Hot Wheels. I don’t think a day goes by …

Retractable awning for the patio or garden--super easy and cheap. Also a lovely patio garden! Outdoor Rooms, Outdoor Fun, Outdoor Gardens, Outdoor Living, Outdoor Decor, Backyard Projects, Outdoor Projects, Retractable Awning, Retractable Shade


A little something that can brings good mood and save you from the heat of the summer days. This lovely small oasis is like taken from a beautiful farm in Mexico, but actually it isn’t. And you probably can create something similar yourself if you want to- it is enough just to have a suitable

DIY CAKE COMBS: Use plastic lids of ice-cream containers. First cut in half with a strong pair of scissors. Next different patterns were cut along one edge of each comb – wavy, jagged, straight and curvy. Craft Activities, Toddler Activities, Ecole Art, Preschool Art, Art Classroom, Art Plastique, Teaching Art, Elementary Art, Art Techniques

DIY Sand Combs -

Posted on 20 May 2012 by Susan Here is a very inexpensive way to make sand combs for children to use during sand play. DIY Sand Combs I remember having sand combs for children to use many years ago but it wasn’t until I read a post on Made By Joel that I remembered about … Continue reading "DIY Sand Combs"

19 DIY backyard play spaces kids will LOVE! Outdoor Play Spaces, Outdoor Fun, Outdoor Pallet, Pallet Benches, Outdoor Toys, Diy Pallet, Pallet Ideas, Outdoor Learning, Outdoor Activities

Pirate Party Part 2 -Decoration-

Pas de pirates sans navire…ou radeau (un peu plus facile à construire! ) A l’abordage! No pirates without a ship…or a raft (easier to build!) Un peu de décoration pour se mettre d…

Adorable wooden sandals for kids to leave their favorite animal foot prints in the sand. ‘ashiato’ is Japanese style sandals for kids. Fun and cute wooden beech sandals, based on tradit… Animal Print Flip Flops, Animal Footprints, Animal Tracks, Dino Tracks, Wooden Animals, Outdoor Fun, Kids Playing, Cool Kids, Kids Fun

Wooden Animal Track Sandals for Kids

Keeping track of the kids is child's play with these super fun sandals! Wherever your child goes they will leave behind beautiful little animal tracks. The shape of the sandal creates a perfect platform for the tracks, which are available as four different species (cat, monkey, lizard, and owl) as well as a special

 PVC tubes, spray paint, zip ties and a piece of wood. Toy for dropping marbles or pouring water (my husbands design). My daughter loves it! Infant Activities, Activities For Kids, Decoration Creche, Ideas Terraza, Pvc Tube, Pvc Projects, Outdoor Toys, Outdoor Play, Toddler Play

DIY toddler toy. PVC tubes, spray paint, zip ties and a piece of wood. Toy for dropping marbles or pouring water (my husbands design). My daughter loves it!

10 Simple sand play ideas for sensory learning. Great ideas to try today! Inside, outside, and more. Each activity is labeled with Sensory Systen Fun Activities For Kids, Sensory Activities, Infant Activities, Sensory Play, Learning Activities, Kids Learning, Baby Sensory, Outdoor Activities, Outdoor Learning

10 Sensational Sand Play Ideas

10 Simple sand play ideas for sensory learning. Great ideas to try today! Inside, outside, and more. Each activity is labeled with Sensory Systen

Loose Parts Play – Early Years Training & Consultancy, – natural playground ideas Outdoor Learning Spaces, Outdoor Play Areas, Outdoor Education, Preschool Playground, Backyard Playground, Playground Ideas, Backyard Ideas, Preschool Garden, Outdoor Ideas

Tredimensionell uppgift

Hur kan vi utmana oss själva till att bli mer medforskande i det som barnen gör ute på gården? Kan vi "skärpa" vårt seende och lyssnande genom att arbeta själva, med materialet som vi sedan tänker erbjuda barnen? Kan vi väcka tankar och reflektioner som vidareutvecklar vår verksamhet, genom att först använda materialet själva? Kan en workshop ge större fokus på värden och meningsskapande, istället för enbart fokus på regler? Från min första workshop (i sandlådan på Solgläntans gård hösten…

Construction tray - great idea for toddler sensory play outdoors! Sensory Activities, Learning Activities, Outdoor Activities, Activities For Kids, Sensory Play, Outdoor Play Spaces, Outdoor Fun, Outdoor Games, School Play

Construction Tray

J got so excited the other morning when we saw 2 diggers on the way to school! He chatted excitedly about them all the way to school, so I ...

DIY hand washing station perfect for camping or for any long term outdoor activity. Link has more Creative Camping DIY Projects and Clever Ideas Diy Camping, Camping Ideas, Camping Hacks, Camping Checklist, Camping Survival, Family Camping, Outdoor Camping, Camping Essentials, Camping Supplies

Laundry soap bottle+roll of paper towels+a couple of bungee cords=instant hand washing station! AWESOME IDEA!

Summer isn't the only time kids can enjoy the water table. Here are some creative ideas for using your water table year round. Ocean Activities, Summer Activities, Toddler Activities, Outdoor Activities, Educational Activities, Preschool Ideas, Sand Play, Water Play, Sensory Bins

Beach Sensory Play and Small World

Beach small world for pretend play, sensory play, and learning about the seashore.