Montessori Children’s Room Playground, Omaha, NE

A combination of DIY-ability and good design is rare….much as I love the ‘designer’ playgrounds I list on this blog, I have to acknowledge that specialized materials and construction methods may put them out of reach for smaller groups, less affluent communities, volunteers.
So that’s why I was so pleased to find this site. There is nothing in this Montessori school playground that requires a crane or a cement truck or the services of an architect, nothing that can’t be carried out by a church group or a community welfare organization or even parents with a modicum of skills.
Bravo!
I was unable to locate any information on the designer or installation date. Please enlighten me if you know.
UPDATE: Thanks to reader clowy for letting me know that this design is by Garden Groomers of Omaha. They don’t appear to have a website.

4 Responses to “Montessori Children’s Room Playground, Omaha, NE”

  1. Vaughan CCs said:

    love your blog – have been looking at play areas for my children but they are lacking in imagination. Your lovely site has given me new inspiration – keep up the good work!

    June 15, 2009 at 7:35 pm

  2. Montessorian said:

    Mark Samuels of Garden Groomers desinged this wonderful play area for young children. He has a knack for a sense of what the young child desires (space, movement, creativity) and also makes the area aesthetically pleasing for the adults.

    April 09, 2009 at 3:25 am

  3. clowy said:

    the design for this natural playground is by Garden Groomers from omaha

    March 06, 2009 at 6:30 am

  4. GirlStuckInOlyBox said:

    My first thought as a preschool admin was “OMG That child is swinging on a rope OVER ROCKS! Insanity! And they are standing on a 2 foot ledge!”
    Honestly I think it looks very lovely but the adult in me screams “boo-boo” alert.

    September 02, 2008 at 11:44 pm

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