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    This outdoor environment has several invitation areas for children to explore, from a wheelbarrow sand pit, to animals scattered all over. Great way to engage children's imagination. - Puzzles Family Day Care Environment. For more inspiring spaces: pinterest.com/... ≈ ≈

    Great article about the environment and Reggio.

    Since we don't have a defined kiva area, thought making a willow nest for the kids to sit around would be really cool. Quail make their nests on the ground, so makes sense, right? :)

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    Puzzles Family Day Care have some cute ideas for outdoor play spaces.

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    Recycle City at Puzzles Family Day Care (",)

    Cooking in the sandpit at Puzzles Family Day Care. Love it! (",)

    This looks so inviting. I would imagine this provocation could be presented during an investigation on weather or natural disasters or even as an invitation to explore patterns in nature. How else could you extend this provocation?

    Fairy garden at Early Discoveries Inc Child Care - image shared by let the children play (",)

    Lovely area for small world play outdoors from 'Erin' - image shared by Five Star Family Day Care Maitland (",)

    'Under the arch' from Puzzles Family Day Care (",)

    Invitation to write children's names - Puzzles Family Day Care ≈≈

    Musical Cave outdoors from Puzzles Family Day Care (",)

    Improving a Sand Pit: Adding materials which encourage open-ended exploration | Day 24 - 30 Days to Transform Your Play {from An Everyday Story}

    Tire play - Puzzles Family Day Care ≈≈ I could get lost on this fb page for hours or days, maybe. There are just SO many great ideas.

    Pallet kitchen loving, from Beenleigh Family Day Care via let the children play ≈≈

    Gorgeous area - digging pit using different sands, rocks & logs from Elite Childcare Solutions & Elite Family Day Care (",)

    Stunning outdoor sand area at Puzzles Family Day Care (",)

    The dig pit - image shared by Early Years Learning. Love it! (",)

    Rocky road at Puzzles Family Day Care (",)