Nature Play Spaces Elements - Hiding Places

Nature Play Spaces

Examples of Hiding Places

Willow tunnel
Willow tunnel

Willow tunnel
Willow tunnel

Carved Bear
Carved Bear

Fort building can be done with loose materials such as bamboo or branches. Photo courtesy of Parks and People Foundation

Hollowed out tree. Brookside Nature Center, Montgomery County Parks

Brooklyn Botanical Garden Seating
Seating at the end of a path can create a hiding place or special area. Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, New York

Fort Building with branches and fabric can be done and redone by visitors and children. Photo courtesy of Parks and People Foundation

Hollowed out trees can be inviting for even the smallest explorers. Brookside Gardens, Montgomery County Parks

Locust Grove curtains
A bright colorful curtain can create a simple hiding place. Locust Grove Nature Center Montgomery County.

Native Honeysuckle Teepee - Atkins Arboretum
Bean Teepee can be used for connecting children to food and creating hiding space. Funshine Children's Garden. Adkins Arboretum, Caroline County