Here's an idea to keep the kids busy. Why not turn over a corner of the yard to the kids to make a miniature village that they can tend, weed and renovate on a daily basis. For more ideas view our “Fairy Gardens” album on our site at http://theownerbuildernetwork.co/hf2q Would this attract the fairies and gnomes in your area?
W: this is how I visualise the southern entry walkway adjacent the garage, except open on the left side for cars to drive through (left to right). I like the down lighting. (Spine Structure House Skillion Roofs Modern Design - ArchInspire)