backyard splash pad! No up keep. Small footprint. Cheaper than a pool. Awesome.

Backyard splash pad: No up keep, small footprint, cheaper than a pool, safer than a pool. In the winter put a fire pit and some chairs!

How to build an outdoor race car track for kid's Hot Wheels. How awesome is this?!

How to build an outdoor race car track for kids Hot Wheels. Why dont we have this on our playgrounds? How to build an outdoor race car track for kids…

After some general small world play fun, we started playing some simple I-Spy game, searching for specific letters or sounds as we took turns to call them out. Pop searched for letters in her name and then we played a matching game where I wrote the letters onto the table using chalk and she had to race to find them and put the corresponding pebble next to each one.

Alphabet Rocks Construction Site Activity

Construction site alphabet rocks activity from the Imagination Tree. I'll be adding this to our letter learning activities for homeschooling and adding it to my teacher resource file.

desire to inspire - - Putting life in the garden with Garden Life

Simple and clean lines contrast with bold green foliage to create a lush tropical oasis. The main focus of the space is the glass edged pool flanked by tall leafy plants, creating privacy and a sense of enclosure.

Tropical lush design

Just love the sandstone with the tropical planting. Have started this in my front yard.

Red banana plant, fuchsia Gartenmeister, pink dragonwing begonia, lavender verbena

Pot by garage- Abyssinian Red banana plant, fuchsia Gartenmeister, pink dragonwing begonia, lavender verbena

Using a toy truck, found at a yard sale, as a planter. There's no end to what you can plant in!

Keep On Trucking: Fun Upcycled Planter Idea

Tot Truck planter -- I love this idea.great way to use vintage toys or found family memorabilia

Only get one chance to make a first impression.  How does your front door rate on appeal?  Front door eye candy (plus link to House Beautiful's best front door paint chips)

Like the yellow door for a light gray house. Hmmmm, I have a lite gray house… and my favorite color is yellow… Hmmm I wonder if this would be too…

Lush foliage by Secret Gardens. Photo: Justin Alexander I like the black fence

This terrace house renovation has been designed by Luigi Rosselli Architects, located in Paddington, a suburb of east of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

In the Garden with The Little Veggie Patch Co. – How to make a Scarecrow | The Design Files

Make your very own scarecrow with Little Veggie Patch Co! In these half-hour hands-on workshops, kids will make their own scarecrows, learning how to stuff

Kids Photos Small Backyard Ideas Design, Pictures, Remodel, Decor and Ideas - page 17

built in desk ~ ,maybe the family room! ~ Fiorella Design: Floating desk in boy's bedroom with white desk, built-in white cubbies, ivory & black .

boys cars tunnel for in the garden!

Outdoor play space for kids. PVC pipe for cars and trucks!my garden will have things like this for the kids to play in!

pretty flowers

Container gardening for food back garden ideas,garden ideas and outdoor living garden water features,decking ideas for small gardens garden on balcony ideas.