DIY balance beam for outdoor play - Casey and Claire had one of these! It was awesome!
mod slide fort from The Children's Cottage Co. http://www.play-houses.com/contemporary_range.html
Bright, attractive and weather resistant these colourful chalkboard Daisies will transform dull playground fencing into an exciting and fun area for young children to explore outdoor mark making.
Let the children play: Simple Play Space Transformations: #2 Shelters
Super easy outdoor rainbow hopscotch - just use garden pavers and spray paint to add a fun splash of color to your yard!
This could be a fun border around an outdoor play area, but it wouldn't help with containing the mulch
TPcraft.com: Giant Spool UpCycled into an #Outdoor Science Lab for #kids