Outdoor Space Ideas for Kids

Kids love playing outside and with the weather getting better hopefully they will be spending more and more time outside. What better way of getting the kids to go out and enjoy the summer sunshine than to build an outdoor space for them in the garden. Here is a list of 10 simple outdoor space ideas for kids.

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I'm going to start this list off with our diy mud kitchen.  It took minutes to make using recycled items and we love it. It got me thinking about what other fun areas we could create outside in our garden, so here is a list of 10 fab ideas I have found for creating simple outdoor spaces for kids.

Outdoor Space Ideas for Kids

Click on the titles to find instructions on how to make each space.

  1. Build a simple mud kitchen (for some fun mud play). You might like our mud kitchen recipe cards to use in this outdoor space!)
  2. Build a mud pie station  (from Daisies and Pie)
  3. Recycle pots, bricks and slabs you don't use to make a  play garden  (from Teach Me Mommy)
  4. Make a fenced in garden  for your kids playhouse (from 123 Homeschool 4 Me)
  5. Build a simple bug hotel (from Red Ted Art)
  6. Get arty with an outdoor chalkboard (from Kitchen Counter Chronicle)
  7. Add a touch of fairy magic into your garden by making a simple fairy door  (from Danya Banya)
  8. or make a  miniature fairy garden for magical imaginary play (from Nurture Store)
  9. Make a secret play space using tree branches (from Creekside learning)
  10. You could also make a temporary diy teepee for some outdoor fun. 

If you love being outdoors check out our collection of outdoor art ideas, nature craft ideas or have a go at making your own bird feeder

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