I hope you are enjoying your Summer! There have been so many fabulous ideas shared in our Daycare Spaces and Ideas Community Group over the last few months. If you aren't a member yet, be sure to join us here! Here are just a few of the great spaces and ideas that have been featured in our group:
Mariah D. created these wonderful labels for her Toy Bins. She used the Avery 2x4 Labels. Avery offers an easy to use design center.
Jess T. of Little Bears Family Childcare added this
double sided chalkboard to her outdoor space. She also shared the Magnet Boards she made from Oil Drip pans.
This great loft was built by Teresa B.
On the top she has a reading and writing center (Love how she
used the shoe hanger as puppet holder).
Below she incorporated a lot of activities such as: A magnet board, busy boards and this fun ball chute.
Lilyan L. of Bright Beginnings Family Child Care updated her dress up space.
I love how she incorporated a full length mirror in her space.
Patty T. from Pumpkin Patch Preschool shared photos from her annual art exhibit.
In addition to showing off the great works of Art-it is also a great way to involve the community.
Patty shared so my wonderful installations including this one featuring loose parts. You can see more from her exhibit here.
Jean H. from Treasures of the Heart Preschool and Child Care built this fabulous new mud kitchen for her outdoor space. It's a chef's dream kitchen!
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Sherry P. of Sprout Childcare shared these great activities that she has in her outdoor space. In addition to a Music Space she also has a Weaving, Sorting, and Water Play area.
Angie M. of ARM'S Length Childcare, in Dorchester, WI shared this photo of a
DIY tic tac toe board that use painted rocks as playing pieces!
Every year Laurie C of Laurie's Childcare has a Sunflower contest. She sends home Sunflower seeds for the kids to grow at home and whoever wins gets bragging rights and a blue ribbon! What a fun way to celebrate Summer!
Candasa U. created this DIY Play house from Dollar Store foam core board . It's ready for the kids to paint!
Jo Anne E. picked this adorable play kitchen up from a daycare center that closed. They were in rough shape, so she sanded them and painted them to match her other pieces! It turned out great!
Check out the new outdoor water table at Little Bear Family Child Care! Jess T's Hubby picked up a free produce table from a store, her daughter painted it, and they installed a drain! It looks Super!
Shelley W. created this fun garden center out of pallets for her outdoor space.
I bet her garden will be full of all kinds of wonderful plants!
This design would be good to use for an outdoor tool bench too!
Look at this new Play Structure being built at Kelly's Clover Patch! Isn't it great?
I love how it is built around the tree-for a tree house feel!
Great big steps for climbing!
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Spring is winding down, and we are heading into Summer. There have been so many fabulous ideas shared in our Daycare Spaces and Ideas Group (If you aren't a member yet, be sure to join us here!). Here are just a few:
Kericia S. of Mrs. Kay's Daycare shared her fabulous new outside space with us.
Isn't that track fabulous?
Jessica K. of Cre8tive Kids Childcare Shared her fabulous new Busy board with our group!
Sherry W. of First Friends Family Childcare created this dollhouse out of a shelf for her kiddos.
I love the scrapbook wallpaper details!
Group Member Christina E. of Havin' A Hoot Child Care, LLC has this fabulous new loft for her space. A big shout out to her Husband for building this! I love all the sweet little details-the window box, shutters and curtains are all so great.
More fun things to check out.......
Have you created anything new for your space?
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