Children in Nature - Natural Play Spaces

Elements of a Natural Play Space

Examples of Seating

New mushrooms carved from wood at Greenbriar State Park

Mushrooms Can Become Seating

Greenbrier State Park
Frederick & Washington Counties

Child-sized Natural Seating

Brookside Nature Center
Montgomery County


Formal Whimsical Seating

Brooklyn Botanical Garden
New York

Rustic Log Seating

Photo courtesy of
Parks & People Foundation

Log Bench Seat

Log Seating

Brookside Gardens
Montgomery County

Whimsical Wooden Mushroom Stools



Child-sized Natural Seating

Locust Grove
Montgomery County