Grow sweet strawberry in a vertical PVC tube is great solution for small garden or yard. Vertical planter will save you a lot of space, at the same time keep plants out of reach from garden insect pests AND enable you to switch to hydroponics.
I like this idea, maybe could use more shallow water tubs thought. A big rive-like pool for water play. Kids can crowd around both sides of the pool. Also can learn how things travel from one end to the other
How to Make a Leak Proof Water Blob (without tape! We did a blob last year. The kids loved it. And it leaked. I looked over how she does it (iron-genius! We added glitter to our water to make it a little more fun.