Box Cubby House (dollhouse style)

box cubby - dollhouse style

I shared this idea for the Pumpkin Patch blog last year, and am re-sharing it here. School holidays: It’s the opportunity to think big about play. Play, not only in sessions, but over days and weeks. Creating play environments, like a cubby house, is a good example because it starts with the building phase, then comes the play phase, and the fun evolves as the children add their own ideas to the mix.  The cooler months will set in soon, … [Read more...]

Indoor Cardboard Box Cubby House

box cubby house

This Winter School Holidays period, I converted our unused garage space (we park the car in a carport) into a fun play space for the children using cardboard boxes.  I find just a little set up goes a long way for days of play over the school holidays. You can find the tutorial and more indoor cubby ideas in my guest post for Pumpkin Patch here: Holiday Fun! Indoor Cubby House. I couldn't resist snapping pictures of the kids, all excited in … [Read more...]