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8 Nov
Day 33: Half Tire Circle
Posted by SocheataKong

33 HALF TIRE CIRCLE

 

The "Half Tire Circle" is a simple build and all you need are tires. It's a great element that allows children to jump and leap as they develop coordination and balancing skills.

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Day 33: Half Tire Circle
8 Nov
Day 32: Sensory Garden
Posted by Elizabeth Moreno

36 SENSORY GARDEN

 

This element brings the garden to eye level for up close observation and full sensory play. Small children will love digging, planting, watering, bug catching, or building small worlds within the plants from leaves and twigs. It's great to include fragrant flowers and plants or ones with interesting textures, like sage or lamb's ears.The garden can also include edible plants, herbs and vegetables. Bite size vegetables, like snap peas or cherry tomatoes are good picks as they are plentiful and will grow back quickly.

Uganda

Uganda

Brazil

Brazil

Uganda - East African Playgrounds

Uganda – East African Playgrounds

Follow the link to get the step-by-step instructions for building your own “Sensory Garden."(Note: must create a free user account to see full instructions.)

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Day 32: Sensory Garden
6 Nov
Day 31: Swing Truck Tire Hammock
Posted by Elizabeth Moreno

32 SWING TRUCK TIRE

The "Swing Truck Tire Hammock" is one of our tried and true, very favorite designs. It is perfect for preschool age children and is best placed in a quiet, shady area for daydreaming, gently swaying, napping, or chatting with friends. Placed near a book station, it would also work well as an outdoor reading spot. Here are a few of the "Swing Truck Tire Hammocks" we've built over the years:

hammocks thailand

Thailand

Phillippines

Phillippines

hammock brazil 2

Brazil

Brazil

Brazil

Uganda

Uganda

hammocks thailand 3

Thailand

hammocks thailand 4

Thailand

Follow the link to get the step-by-step instructions for building your own “Swing Truck Tire Hammock."(Note: must create a free user account to see full instructions.)

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Day 31: Swing Truck Tire Hammock
6 Nov
Day 30: Triple Shrimp
Posted by Elizabeth Moreno

31 triple shrimp

The "Triple Shrimp" is a fun swirly-gig of tires kids will love leaping over, jumping off, or burrowing under. Check out this variationKathleen Paananen built during her Peace Corps term in Thailand.

kathleen thailand

Follow the link to get the step-by-step instructions for building your own “Triple Shrimp."(Note: must create a free user account to see full instructions.)

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Day 30: Triple Shrimp