Ideas for Incorporating Kid-Friendly Features into Your Outdoor Space
It’s not difficult to create a one-of-a-kind outdoor area your whole family can enjoy without detracting from the design of your outdoor space. Support the physical and emotional well-being of your children with these inspiring outdoor additions:
- Center Stage
Designate a portion of your patio for a small, raised stage for singing and dancing, plays, or puppet shows. Keep the stage low to the ground for safety, adding curtains to camouflage when not in use. Include a weatherproof trunk for costumes and gear.
- Kitchen Companion
Incorporate a matching outdoor kitchen for your kids, including toy grill, faux food, and plastic dishware. Accessorize with matching aprons and a chalkboard menu for multifunctional fun. Be sure to locate it a safe distance from your outdoor kitchen and review grill safety, differentiating real from pretend.
- Tea Party
Add a tiny tea table and cute tea set so your little one can host a garden tea party in the backyard while you enjoy wine and cheese with your spouse.
- Portable Play
Designate an open area of your outdoor space for portable or pop-up play accessories such as pint-sized houses, trains, and tunnels, alongside hopping balls and toys shaped like animals to encourage imagination and movement.
- Fairy Garden
Bedeck a section of your backyard with child and wildlife-friendly foliage and flowers, creating a ‘fairy village’ filled with garden gnomes and butterflies, and accessorized with theme furniture such as colorful mushroom-topped tables or hanging pod swings.
- Art Studio
A chalkboard wall is perfect for artistically-inclined children. This inexpensive addition can be easily squeezed into your existing space and is ideal for yards short on real estate.
- Archaeological Dig Site
Add a sandbox, roping it off like a dig site and burying specific items such as toy dinosaurs, fossils, or gemstones for your child to unearth.
Don’t Let Rain Thwart Backyard Fun
Whether you need to keep your kids warm and dry or safeguard them from excess sun exposure, StruXure adjustable aluminum pergolas have you covered. With a StruXure pergola addition, your family will never have to miss out on outdoor fun. Adjust your pergola with the flick of a remote or swipe of a smartphone, easily engaging leak-proof rain protection or adjusting louvers for the perfect amount of sunlight. With built-in task lighting, ceiling fans, heaters, and motorized screens, you and your children can enjoy your space any time of day, year-round.
Create a backyard space as unique as your family. Schedule a complimentary design consultation from StruXure Denver today.
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