Children in Nature - Natural Play Spaces

Elements of a Natural Play Space

Examples of Gardening & Digging Activities

Let visitors know it's okay to get dirty.

Irvine Nature Center
Baltimore County

 

Mud can be fun.

Irvine Nature Center
Baltimore County

 

Mud can be exciting.

 

 

Dirt digging area and tools.

Brookside Nature Center
Montgomery County

 

Sand digging area.

Calverton School
Calvert County

 

Sand play area.

Irvine Nature Center
Baltimore County

 

Portable mud play.

Look Mom!

Children's garden.

Funshine Children's Garden
Adkins Arboretum
Caroline County

 

Sensory herb garden.

Funshine Children's Garden
Adkins Arboretum
Caroline County

 

Themed gardens for exploration.

Funshine Children's Garden
Adkins Arboretum
Caroline County