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Creating a Kid-Friendly Garden for your Children

In a world filled with iPhones and games consoles, it’s becoming more important than ever to encourage our nation’s kids to get outside and play. If you’re lucky enough to have a large garden, this can be a great way to grow a love for being outdoors from a young age.

However, some gardens are better than others at creating a safe and fun place for children to play and, with just a few added touches, you can turn your dull backyard into a haven for your kids. Here are just a few ideas to get you started on creating your child-friendly garden.

Add a wild touch

Allowing a corner of your garden to grow into a more wild and untamed space can be a dream for a child’s imagination. Consider planting tall grasses and low-hanging trees to create a jungle-like atmosphere where children can spend hours playing.

Aside from that, a slightly less manicured space can help to attract a host of insects and animals to your garden which can, in turn, teach your young ones about the importance of British wildlife.

Flat space for games

Simple yet effective, a grassy space is the perfect spot for kids to play games with friends. Whether it’s setting up goal posts for a game of football or simply a garden big enough for a game of tag, having an open space is essential to a kid-friendly garden.

If you’re worried that laying turf may ruin your garden’s aesthetic, consider adding some flower borders to add a splash of floral colour to the space. Make sure to invest in plants and flowers that are robust enough to take a ball or foot trampling over them, however.

Bespoke playhouses

After a day of running around and playing in your fantastic kid-friendly garden, it can be nice to create a space for children to both rest in the shade whilst encouraging a more imaginative kind of play.

A great way of doing this is by having a playhouse tucked away in your garden. Here at Kirton Sectional Buildings Ltd, we have a range of great looking playhouses for your little ones to chill out in after a long day’s play.

Aside from that, our extensive range of bespoke garden structures, from potting sheds to greenhouses, can completely transform your outdoor space to fit your exact specifications.

For more information on our range of products, visit our website or get in touch with a member of our team on 01652 640 031.

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