30+ Outdoor Learning Spaces
The Educators in our community inspire me every day. They always have such clever and creative spaces to share with each other. Below you will find 30+ outdoor spaces perfect for your preschoolers. Grab a cup of coffee, and enjoy!
Inspiring outdoor preschool spaces
Angie's Outdoor building space is every young Engineer's dream. I like how she incorporates Dramatic Play (Dress-Up) in her outdoor space as well.
Annette's outdoor space provides plenty of room for running! The gentle rolling hill makes me want to lay down, look up at the clouds and day dream!
This is a great shaded retreat in Sheena's backyard, what a fun little getaway!
I bet Joanne's natural bridge invites her children to create
adventures in her Outdoor space.
Who says you can't make music outside? Carrie's Outdoor Music Space combines several recycled items. (I love the utensils for playing the wall!) Check out our music wall post for more inspiration.
Teresa's Outdoor Kitchen calls to the little chef in all of us. Bon Appetit!
Leisha's Sand Area is so inviting, with it's clever storage, and comfortable seating area.
I love this backyard "road" in Heidi's space, there is so much to explore.
Laura made this great music station in her backyard,
look at all the fun found items she used.
I love all of the natural elements Angela uses in her space
(How about that cymbal? how fun is that?)
What's Cooking in Diane's backyard? I love the way she kept the sand toys close.
What a fun space for Sand play and Construction
Jen has such a neat space for her play homes. They are so bright and welcoming.
Sabine's outdoor stage is the perfect place for an impromptu concert !
I love the natural elements in Kathy's play space including the "Natural Water Run", and the whimsical toadstools.
I thought Lori's outdoor storage was so clever.
This outdoor kitchen in Leisha's backyard makes me want to whip up something yummy to eat!
Natural seating, and stage beckons back yard performances.
Sarah's sandbox has so much space!
The Music wall at Janelle's Child Care Center is just adorable. It's a reminder how we can still build an amazing space on a limited budget
I bet the children at Melissa's home have a great time planning imaginary trips in this train.
Teresa has a neat way to store her boots for her mud kitchen, accessible but out of the way.
What a fun find in Terria's backyard! Anyone home?
This Mud Kitchen storage keeps everything close at hand in Leisha's outdoor space
Rita's playhouse looks so fun! (even for the adults)
What a welcoming backyard art space Jen has!
There is so much room for creativity in this corner of Amanda's yard.
Louise's backyard music garden is the perfect place to strike up the band.
What a clever idea Terria had to mount a mailbox in the backyard. I love the idea of incorporating Dramatic play outside.
I like how Kathryn incorporated this outdoor music space onto her play structure.
I love this educational activity Jen has incorporated into her Outside Space.
Tabitha has plenty of room on her stage for a play or a concert!
Leisha made great use of her space in this Sensory, Garden area.
So many fun choices in Sherry's backyard!
Amanda says this is her group's "Beloved" climbing tree.
What a great border Heidi has around her outdoor play area.
So much room for outdoor fun!
The pretend flowers and mailbox are great additions to Shonna's Outdoor space. Her choice of ground covering makes it look low maintenance.
Felecia has a great big space (and a huge selection of vehicles) for driving around "Town".
Melissa's music space looks like so much fun!
Sherry has a magical fairy garden in her outdoor space.
I love how Diane O. built this outdoor scale. What a great way to incorporate Math into your outdoor play.
I love Miranda's DIY Sandbox! The cover flips open to make seats! I bet the kids have a lot of fun playing here.
Kericia S. of Mrs. Kay's Daycare shared her fabulous new outside space with us. Isn't that track fabulous?
Diane O. of Happy kids Daycare has a new mud kitchen in her outdoor space! I love the place to hang the posts and pans.
Find More Inspiration
I hope you found some great inspiration for your outdoor space!
Here are some more inspiring early learning ideas and activities to explore
Backyard Bird Watching Ideas for Preschoolers
Create an Outdoor Music Wall
Mud Kitchens Preschoolers will Love
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