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Posts from the category: Our Play Space

Our Play Space: Sharon’s Garden

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A peek inside a reader's play space... I am a family child care provider and a gardener so I have worked hard to integrate our outside play spaces into the landscape. We have a wonderful time exploring, playing and working in the gardens, playing on the bridge over the dry creek, climbing on … [Read more...]

The Best of Our Play Space: Inspiring Small Play Spaces

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Our final 'Best Of' post shines the spotlight on four great, small spaces. Who wouldn't want to play in any of the spaces featured here! Who would believe that this gorgeous play space for 3 small children is in a 600 sq ft Manhattan apartment? Kiasa of Living Life and Loving It shared her … [Read more...]

The Best of Our Play Space: Inspiring Creative Play Spaces

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This week The Best of Our Play Space features four great, creative play spaces. I think this collection shows that no matter how much (or how little) space you have available, that it can be simple to make an engaging, dedicated space for children's creative endeavours. Pauline of Lessons … [Read more...]

The Best of Our Play Space: 5 Inspiring Outdoor Play Spaces

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With the 'Our Play Space' series running for over a year now I thought it would be fun to highlight some of the great spaces featured so far. Last week was all about indoor play spaces and this week we turn our attention outdoors... Eiya’s Casita and Cocinita (Little House and Kitchen) is … [Read more...]

The Best of Our Play Space: 5 Inspiring Indoor Play Spaces

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With the Our Play Space series running for more than a year now I thought it would be fun to highlight some of the great spaces featured so far. Over the next few weeks, I will share fun ideas for outdoor play, creative play and small play spaces, and today kick off with five indoor play … [Read more...]

Our Play Space: Creating a Magical Fairy & Gnome Play Garden

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We have a magical Secret Garden in our backyard. My son and I put it together and are still adding to it. He has helped with planting plants and painting a fairy house, we have made a fairy beach, a gnomes house, a little swing and a ladder that goes to the gnomes lookout. It is full of … [Read more...]

Our Play Space: Priscilla’s Vintage & Thrift Inspired Play Space

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Because we have a small home for a family of five, my kids have small play spaces in their bedrooms. I've had so much fun decorating Priscilla's room with fun and colorful vintage and thrift finds. Check out the details here. Thank you to Krissy of B-Inspired Mama.com for sharing her daughter's … [Read more...]

Our Play Space: Responding to Children’s Interests

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A peek inside a reader's play space... I operate a Family Day Care service from my home. My play space changes and evolves to suit the needs and interests of the children in my care. This play space (with stepping stones leading to our mini fairy garden) has seen much dramatic play taking … [Read more...]