Amanda Kirby
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One of these could be made using everyday items, or adapting what we have - great for the back space up the back near the camping area, sand pit or dirt pit......Tick tick tick... lots of ideas here......

This should be a part of every preschool and kindergarten playground. Children would love comparing the masses of different objects or using weights on one side to see how much items from nature weigh

Sand pit and mudpie kitchen -- How stinkin' cute is that. We didn't have "stations", but I certainly made my share of mudpies. Actually, more like mud spaghetti & dirt bombs. :)

Sand pit and mudpie kitchen -- How stinkin cute is that. We didnt have stations, but I certainly made my share of mudpies. Actually, more like mud spaghetti dirt bombs. :) alles für Ihren Erfolg - www.

Sandpit area at Karana Early Education Centre ≈≈ http://www.pinterest.com/kinderooacademy/sand-water-play/

Sandpit area at Karana Early Education Centre ≈≈ love the idea of the planks! And the sunken sandpit is easier to sweep the sand back in

A Dry river bed instead of a traditional sand pit. Large and smaller river rock lining a sand river with tree stumps, ferns and toys

A Dry river bed instead of a traditional sand pit. Large and smaller river rock lining a sand river with tree stumps, ferns and toys. This is a home daycare that has a lot of natural play elements in their backyard play environment.

Fun tip for making your backyard more fun: Bury lengths of PVC pipe (ours are 3-inch-diameter) for truck tunnels.

I love this idea for making mini truck tunnels to create a little construction site in your backyard. (Link goes to list of other outdoor fun ideas for kids--outdoor kitchen)

How can I mix Procion MX dyes to get specific colors?

Jacquard Color mixing chart from the FAQ section of the All About Hand Dyeing web site.