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Carson Arthur Design
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Beachview
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An Urban backyard designed for a first-time homeowner and their new family. Recycled tiles and a child-proof water feature create a playful space with lots of life in it.
luv the wooden fence think I can use this for my backyard
children. A separate play zone keeps the kids close by while the parents are entertaining, and the continuous paving ties it all together. Radford goes even further, suggesting using the same material that’s found elsewhere on the property. For one of his backyard projects, he used the same paving material
identity. Here, the play area is towards the rear of the garden, but, thanks to its slightly elevated position, an adult can still keep an eye on the kids from the terrace or the house. It is also positioned out of the way of the more sophisticated terrace, which is conveniently close to the house, so
“kid area” — jillsumo
Sarah Natsumi Moore
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Eco Artist's House
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private backyard. This corner of the yard features a gifted picnic table with a rebuilt top and a vintage striped umbrella. Crunchy limestone gravel keeps water bills down.
Echt leuke plek voor de kids
Make the kiddie table a place kids want to be. Whether the party you are throwing is kid centered or not, if kids will be present,
picnic table for kids with shade cover
Kids love rocks to play with.
comment came from someone without kids. I love kids, but I love grown-up time at parties too.Full story: Spring Party Primer: 20 Ideas for Fabulous Fetes
8. Make the kiddie table a place kids want to beWhether the party you are throwing is kid centred or not, if kids will be present, it’s better for
or not, if kids will be present, it’s better for everyone if they are kept happily occupied.” — Laura GaskillThis one quotation does not do the story justice; it’s jam-packed with great ideas for spring parties. However, this one underscores an important part, which to me is: Give the kids their own fun
“The umbrella” — danicaplaz
Helen Rose Wilson Garden Design
Bee and Butterfly garden
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Like the idea of valence steps
4. Tree-stump stepping stones. Natural tree stumps are a fabulous backyard accessory for kids. Line them up to make a meandering stepping stone path or circle them round to make a seating
fabulous backyard accessory for kids. Line them up to make a meandering stepping stone path or circle them round to make a seating area. Smaller wood slices make great stepping stones for very young children.
Natural tree stumps are a fabulous backyard accessory for kids. Line them up to make a meandering stepping stone path or circle them round to make a seating area. Smaller wood slices make great stepping stones for very young children.
Tree stump stepping stones for the kids
like the idea of bees and butterflies
“natural playground” — Annik Adam
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Portland Landscaping Outdoor Living
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Play structure, landscaping for kids, play ground, ideas for kids, fence, grass, stone walls, areas for playing in landscape, wood boarder around swing set.
ground cover beneath the playscape? Is it mulch? If so, what kind? How many inches? How often does it need to be added to? We have an area of backyard at our new home that is completely shaded and there is no grass. Perfect place to do this for our little ones!
children, but wonder how long they would actually play on it. Can anyone advise as to what age range these play scapes would be suitable for and if kids tend to lose interest at a certain age?
That is a tough question. I have a play structure very similar to this one and my family uses it a lot. All the kids friends use it too. The ages range between 3 years old and up to teens. The teens use it for an area to sit around and just talk.... all the other kidos
“Outside play area” — stclair859
Charleston Home + Design Mag
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CH+D mag's Fall 2012 Best Of Photos
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Swinging from ropes and zip lining across the yard are just a few of the activities kids can do on this custom tree house-style jungle gym. Let your little ones release their inner Tarzan—complete with all the yelling and screaming they can do— by giving them an outdoor space that’s all their own. For
A zip line in the backyard !
Maybe not as elaborate, but I like the idea...
element of surprise to a run-of-the-mill backyard play area with a zip line or tree house. Have a steep hill? Set up a rock climbing area on the hillside.Get creative and have fun — but remember to consult a pro to make sure any structure you build is safe before your kids use it.Drop in on one incredible playhouse
“fort, zipline” — camteyss
Tipi
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A tepee makes a backyard getaway for the kids
A tepee is fun for kids or adults
blankets and pillows makes a backyard getaway for Honor and Rex.
A tepee filled with comfortable blankets and cushions makes a garden getaway for Honor and Rex.Get ideas for magical hideaways your children will love
Tepees are an ancient idea, but a completely modern backyard concept.Of course, anyone
Pitch a tent in your backyard and let your child and their friends sleep under the stars. A teepee, like this one, is a fun alternative to a heavy-duty tent that’s designed for hardcore campers staying in rugged bushland, rather than youngsters who are camping out in a leafy backyard.
filled with comfortable blankets and pillows makes a backyard getaway for Honor and Rex.
“Tepee” — vvijay_priya
Gregory Davis & Associates
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Blum Park
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April's ideal backyard :) - but not really what I would like to look like all day
It would be good for my kids
Everything our kids need
great play area for kids
The floor great idea!
Kids Playground- Rubber Matting
kids friendly surface
day for kids...Kid friendly...Backyard for kids...Nice kids space...tree house idea...Garden ideas...Kids play area...Ideas for a hill...Kids Play
“ground” — jillsumo
Annette Tatum
Tent
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great outdoors project w/ the kids
Sheet tents for impromptu backyard camping!
Host a backyard tepee campout. Fun for children of all ages.
Backyard tepees like this trio in California combine what we love most about camping and the outdoors. Kids of different ages can retire in their own tepee without feeling isolated from one another, and the fun can last well into the night
11. Camp out in the backyard. Setting up the tent, roasting s'mores over the fire pit and telling stories in the dark is just as fun for little ones whether you are deep in the mountains or in your own backyard. In fact, even if you don't want to sleep outside, tents
tents and tepees make great temporary summer playhouses for kids.Simple to Stunning Tepees and Tents
“E” — giovannie30
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