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Kids play on a wooden A-frame with insect nesting places built in.
Usually bees are unwelcome on playgrounds, but this one invites them in, along with other helpful insects. Photo by Alicia Wells
A teenager sits on a Fort he designed, with interlocking climbing and lounging surfaces.
Jack Wilson sits on his fort, Connect. It's the first ever at Fortlandia designed by a teenager. Photo by Alicia Wells
A small wooden trailer and picnic bench create a mini scene mimicking food trucks around Austin.
There are impromptu performances all day at the Critter Café, where kids can feel invited into Austin culture through pretend. Photo by Bill Boyd