Your Guide to a Fun-Filled and Family-Friendly Backyard

Create a practical outdoor area that will be attractive to kids, and will handle a bit of their wear and tear too.

There’s no question that kids need access to the outdoors to thrive. Whether you have a small courtyard or balcony, or acres of green lawn and garden, there’s always something you can do to encourage your troop to head outside. These inspired open-air spaces have plenty to offer both little kids and big ones, while also being practical and functional. Plus, our love of blurring the boundary between the indoors and outdoors at home makes it even easier for families to transition to the garden. Take your inspiration from these clever ideas.