EXPLORATION & DISCOVERY:A place to mix and smash plants and water, needs only a few bowls and a stick, but is a great place to learn about how things change and sense of capability. medicine making - Stomping in the Mud
Bucket of outside blocks made from scrap wood! (I know a little boy who needs some of these!!)
Really cute- Children's plant / garden workbench. This teaches so many concepts. Not sure I'd want it inside, but what a great outdoor activity for kids of ALL ages (well, maybe not during the eating dirt stage!