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.
National Wildlife Federation and its partners seek to transform America’s playgrounds, schoolyards, childcare centers, museums, and zoos into quality natural play spaces and learning areas for children.
Concrete water channels (designed by EarthWrights--their company has created inspiring designs from nature for children's playgrounds, allowing children to be children and use their imaginations--awesome!