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10 Ideas for Making Screen-Free Play a Reality
Here's how to tempt your children with activities that will encourage their creativity and keep them away from the TV
"love of play because they forget to MAKE time to play with their kids. If all parents... children's play spaces. Buying a good, sturdy child-sized craft table and chairs makes... drens-play-room Kids get angry if they are used to screen time as a baby sitter so... creative play, no matter how old we are. Many of these ideas will be great for me and... always playing Nemo!) I have 5 kids. Every winter we pick out a set of books and spend..."
Now Playing in Homes Everywhere: TV, the App
"pipe and plays on every screen, thanks to the Internet. This model of getting TV shows... it to play music during parties through Pandora. It's $99, but it plays much more... Google's Play Store. Chromecast works great for me. One issue I am seeing is that when... Google Play Store has Jetflicks!, which I have on my tablet and phone. For less than... we also play all our music from our iTunes library on the speakers connected to our..."
6 Ways to Help Your Dog and Landscape Play Nicely Together
Keep your prized plantings intact and your dog happy too, with this wisdom from an expert gardener and dog guardian
"place to play. I have recommended this to dog owners who would like a nice yard and... drainage and play sand. @Daniel-Cocoa mulch is poisonous to dogs. If they eat it that is... just playful, happy & friendly dogs that have lots of space but know the boundaries... rocks for playing King of the Hill, Everyone (even the cats----and including myself)... is for play. Inside is for exhausted, sleeping dogs! Oh, Tandy ! That is too cute..."
How to Make an Enchanting Kids' Play Kitchen
To delight your little one this holiday season, give an adorable wood oven and sink you build with love
"children's play kitchen, sized for kiddos ages 2 to 10. It could be just the time of year... started on a play kitchen to give to your budding chef as a holiday or birthday gift. The... children's play kitchen in these photos was designed by White and built by Kristen Wright... simple play kitchen design took a new turn when Kristen built it, painting it a beautiful... build and play with this! Little brother has a notion to be a chef so good for him too..."
How to Carve Out a Nook for Play
"space to play. Follow their lead and use your imagination... dedicate to play. Our last home had a basement, and the kids loved having a space they... setting up a play area is still possible. Explore your home's nooks and crannies to give... as they play. A dormer is a great space for a play nook. Children love to be in spots... imaginative play. Converting a large stair landing into a play nook is a nice solution..."
My Houzz: Playful Retro Style Perks Up a Dutch Home
"furniture play off each other without "matching". The design aesthetic of the owner shows... speak to play and personality. The antique horse is beautiful, but is it okay to ride... she was playing hairdresser:-). All my children like Lego very much but the large table... “rough and playful” look, according to Anja.Reyer is very active in judo; his trophies..."
Renovation Ideas: Playing With a Colonial’s Floor Plan
"teenage boys playing on video games. I like nooks and interest corners. Maybe a bit against... down and play with graph paper all day long, but I'm not an architect, and I've never... became a play area and houses their spinet piano. Repurposing rooms is an easy way to... designers are playing some kind of cruel joke on us all. Simple Moves for Big ResultsYou..."
Decorating for Children: How Your House Can Support Creative Play
When you encourage kids to use their imagination, you help them learn problem solving, relationship building and creativity
"children play they're discovering the world around them. Playing on their own and with... child to play creatively and freely in your home.... stations for play. Dedicated stations for play can help your child learn just as much at... and role-play items. Playing dress-up helps children make sense of the roles they see... them with play dishes, tools and other real-life items for role play. 5. Nurture problem... sensory play. Design your children's play area with multiple senses in mind: instruments..."
Pattern Play: Subtle Southwest Style
"pattern play! More Pattern Plays: Modern Masculine | Traditional Modern... theme. By playing with textures and colors I was able to get a look to illustrate this... Pattern Plays: Modern MasculineTraditional Modern..."
A Basement Remodel Sets the Stage for Flexible Play
Embracing change, this light-filled basement readily shifts between kids' play activities and grown-up entertaining
"kids' play activities and grown-up entertaining... whatever play may happen," says Amundson. The homeowners also wanted the basement to... crafts, play, entertainment and dining. The result is the addition of 800 square feet... their play and television-viewing needs. Amundson left the east side of the basement... unobstructed play. White walls reflect plenty of light brought in by large windows, making... their play area, dump everything in and roll it back to the drawer nook, and voilà..."
Houzz Tour: From Garage to Play Pavilion in Seattle
An active Washington state family encourages creative and athletic play by transforming a garage into a multipurpose gym-style pavilion
"athletic play by transforming a garage into a multipurpose gym-style pavilion... creative play and activities. "My clients now have a large multipurpose room on the... loss. The play pavilion uses the original roof frame of the old garage; Menter just added... into a play space without adding car parking elsewhere on the property, so we ultimately..."
Houzz Tour: A Transformed Carriage House Opens for Play
"welcoming ‘play barn’ in the Vermont countryside... it ‘the play barn,’” she says. Houzz at a Glance Location: Burlington, Vermont Size:... relax and play a game of pool while taking in the view. A new staircase with open antique... into the play barn. See more converted barn spaces..."
Modern Homes Play a Frame Game With Landscapes
Part matchmaker and part censor, frames play a vital role in how architecture and outdoor spaces connect
13 Low-Commitment Ways to Play With Pattern
My Houzz: Retro-Cool Playfulness Fits a Dallas Family
Vintage furniture and shots of bright color throughout a midcentury home in Texas suit a design-minded couple and their 3 kids