Welcome to Part 2 of "These are a few of my favourite (found) things." If you missed Part 1, you can catch up here.
Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens....and wooden crates and milk crates. Well, maybe Julie Andrews wouldn't sing about them, but they certainly come in handy when creating play spaces in early childhood settings.
1. Wooden Crates
You can make shelves:
Or even a mud pie kitchen:
Wooden crates are always handy storage options:
2. Milk Crates
What milk crates lack in the rustic factor, they make up for in versatility.
You can build with them, or use them for storing loose parts outdoors:
Light in weight, children can carry and cart milk crates and use them in their play:
Their slotted sides come in handy for creating intriguing water play arrangements:
You can sail away in them:
Or use them to hold up your mud pie kitchen:
So tell me, what are your favourite (found) things?