From small space to play place
It really is true that if you build it, they’ll come.
That’s what RightBrainedMom blogger Brandon Jarvis, an early childhood educator and mother of five from Haliburton County, Ont., had in mind when she slowly began transforming her property from a regular outdoor space to a creative learning area for her kids.
She started with a mud kitchen, but quickly found herself taking trips to local landfills to find pieces to add to the space. What used to be a forest at the edge of her home is now filled with several of her projects that make up what she calls “the Enchanted Forest.”
For Jarvis, the Enchanted Forest is more than a play space, it’s a form of therapy. It combines all the things she loves with the art of play and the outdoors. It also encourages her kids to come up with their own ideas of what can be added next.
Check out these projects Jarvis has on the go!