Montessori PLAYSCAPE DESIGN

Here’s the current project I’m working on at a wonderful Montessori school in Newport News, VA. Located in a business park, the current play area is on top of an asphalt parking lot. Well, let the transformations begin! When I visited earlier this year the...
Anarchy Zone: one, TV: zero.

Anarchy Zone: one, TV: zero.

Here’s a glimpse at some of the funky fort building happening at the Hands-on-Nature Anarchy Zone at the Ithaca Children’s Garden. Notice the negotiation between the girl in white and her mom to stay (inside the den) a half hour longer. At around 1:40 of...
Earthplay Water Tower

Earthplay Water Tower

Here it is!  One of our new Earthplay Water Features: the WATER TOWER! For the past year I’ve been working to create simple, durable water play items that people can add to their natural playscapes. I have a friend with a large stand of Black Locust trees...