Nature Play Resources


Find Outdoor Events & Exploration Opportunities:

Creating Nature Play Spaces:

NEW! Bay Backpack: Projects to Encourage Outdoor Play & Learning

Outdoor America Magazine: “Nature Playscapes: Bringing the Wild Back to the Child” by Julie Dieguez

Outdoor Play & Learning Project Resources

Children in Nature: Online Nature Play Space Pattern Book


Earthplay: 5 Nearly Free Do-it-Yourself Nature Play Space Projects

Arbor Day Foundation NatureExplore

The Natural Learning Initiative

Accessible Design for Play Areas: Q&A

Public Playground Safety Handbook



Wonderful Friendly Neighborhood Designers:

Cheryl Corson: Cheryl Corson Design, LLC

Nancy Striniste: EarlySpace

Luke Jessup: Father Nature Restorative Landscaping

Rusty Keeler: Earthplay Design

Karen Mullin, Willow Oak Group