Cover image for Children's play areas.
Children's play areas.
Publication Information:
Birmingham, Ala. : Oxmoor House, [2000]

Physical Description:
128 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
General Note:
At head of title: Southern Living.

Includes index.
Added Uniform Title:
Southern living.
Format :


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GV423 .C52 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize

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Table of Contents

Introductionp. 4
Planning Inside Play Areasp. 6
Planning Bedroom Play Spacesp. 7
Rooms For All Agesp. 8
Setting Up a Playroomp. 12
Bedroom Ideasp. 18
Making Baby's Room Playfulp. 19
Complete Bedrooms for Kidsp. 24
An Older Child's Dreamp. 33
Playroomsp. 36
A Place to Playp. 37
The World of Make-Believep. 40
The Space to Createp. 44
Games/Sports Roomp. 52
Planning Outside Play Areasp. 54
Choosing the Sitep. 55
Laying out the Areap. 56
Landscaping the Areap. 58
Fencing In the Areap. 60
Choosing Play Structuresp. 62
Making The Outdoor Play Area Safep. 64
Swings, Slides, and Sandboxesp. 66
Swingsp. 67
Slip Slidin' Awayp. 69
Magical Sandboxesp. 71
Jungle Gyms and Gym Equipmentp. 74
Jungle Gymsp. 75
Backyard Fitness Ideasp. 81
Tree Forts and Playhousesp. 83
Tree Forts and Backyard Bungalowsp. 84
Tools, Materials, and Techniquesp. 92
Working Safely With Toolsp. 93
Toolboxp. 94
A Look at Woodp. 96
Wood Species and Stylesp. 98
Fasteners and Adhesivesp. 99
Measuring and Markingp. 101
Cutting and Drillingp. 102
Shaping, Smoothing, and Sandingp. 104
Joineryp. 106
Clampingp. 108
Drawers and Doorsp. 109
Finishingp. 110
Project Plansp. 111
Glossaryp. 127
Indexp. 128