Our Play Space: Outdoor Fort/Playhouse

A peek inside a reader’s play space…

We are a family of three with a three year old daughter. Last year we bought her a swing set and I made her some cloths and bought some large clothespins at Michaels on clearance to make the fort part of her swingset into a house, or whatever she imagined!

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She loves it!

Often when it is nice out we will put them up and bring her pillow pet and a blanket out so she can rest on the top and not have to go inside.

I love that Carrie of Crafty Moms Share has found such a simple way to revamp a piece of fixed play equipment, I imagine her daughter enjoys all sorts of imaginative play in there…and how cool would it be to have rest time outdoors!

Do you have a play space to share? Submit your play space here and you too could be featured on Childhood 101. Be sure to visit the previous Our Play Space posts for more playful kids decor inspiration!

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  1. Elizabeth says:

    Where can I get those huge clothes pins?

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