Summer is here, and that means outdoor fun and lots of time spent in the garden. If you’re looking for ways to entertain your kids this summer, these awesome backyard ideas should give you some inspiration for a fun and frugal summer that memories are made of.
Cool features to add to your backyard this Summer
With these ideas, you can have so much fun without even leaving your own garden.
Or how about a swing from a skate board?
Set up an outdoor magnetic board
Tree stumps are great for open ended play, and these coloured ones are especially cool.
Or how about this rainbow hopscotch set. Also perfect for jumping!
Your child will have fun helping to make this recycled outdoor music station.
Let them get messy with a mud pie station
Or study creepy crawlies with a minibeast hotel
Make your own recycled water wall
Or sand wall
An outdoor chalkboard is ideal for summer creativity. They are perfect for painting on with water, as well as chalk
And finally, don’t forget the fun that can be had with a few loose parts!
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