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Friendship Grove Nature Playscape Donations

The Urbana Park District is accepting donations of "loose parts for play" for the Friendship Grove Nature Playscape. Opening on Saturday, April 22, 2017.


  • Wooden/wicker baskets
  • Small wooden crates/boxes

Digging and Kitchen Area

  • Sieves
  • Funnels
  • Wooden spoons
  • Whisks
  • Egg beaters
  • Muffin tins, cake pans, etc.


  • Small wooden clocks/pieces
  • Small trucks and cars
  • Plastic animals and people
  • Clothesline
  • Clothes pins (wooden)
  • Pots and pans
  • Tree "cookies"
  • Kids' garden shovels (plastic)
  • Kids' rake
  • Watering cans
  • Sorting boxes
  • Butterfly nets
  • Bug boxes

Bring your donations to the Anita Purves Nature Center at 1505 N Broadway, Urbana. Open Monday-Friday 8am-5pm and Saturday 9am-4pm.

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