large motor play,  outdoors,  Playground

Outdoor Imaginative Play

The outdoors are the perfect setting for imaginative play because they lend themselves to a number of themes that children love, such as pirates, faeries, the jungle, and camping.  I love to include some basic props on the playground that spark that imagination.  Here are some of my favorite materials (all links are affiliates):

These are a great place to start because they can be turned into almost anything that a child might need for whatever theme they are acting out.  

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