Natural Playground with Tree Stumps | TinkerLab
Let your walks now be a little more adventurous. – Henry David Thoreau Do you have a natural playground in your yard or near your home? A natural playground is an outdoor play area that’s landscaped with materials such as logs, dirt, grassy hills, sand, natural bridges, and streams instead of plastic playground equipment. Aside […]
It's Gardening Week...Let's Make Toadstools for the Garden!!!
Greetings from the Toadstool! Last week when I posted our felt toadstool tutorial, one of our lovely readers gave me this fantastic idea. This idea comes from an old issue of 'Family Fun' magazine, (issue unknown)...I don't know what theirs looked like, but this is how we made our outdoor toadstools. We used...old wooden salad bowls, (these all had cracks in them) red spray paint white duct tape First get all of the dirt off of the outside of your bowl...put it on some newspaper outside and…
While walking through the woods today we stumbled upon a Fairy Tea Party! While walking through the craft store a few days before, I stumbled upon plain wood stools. I immediately knew that I wanted to make something with these..Should I paint them? maybe decoupage? No! I realized that these were not just stools... They were meant to be TOADSTOOLS! ! Here is how I made them... Needed: Wood Stool 1/4-1/2 Yard Yard Red Wool Felt (depending on size of your stool) 1/8 Yard White Wool Felt Brown…
Inexpensive Backyard Play with Rain Gutters and Drain Pipe - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls
This weekend, we had some fun with a trip to Home Depot and some back yard projects! We bought a 10 ft. length of black plastic drain pipe for $5.95 and used zip ties to attach it to our play set: I saw this idea in Family Fun magazine (many issues ago – can’t remember […]