12 Awesome DIY Playsets for Kids of All Ages
From swings and tree forts to sandboxes and teeter totters, play structures encourage creativity and imaginative play. Here are 12 awesome DIY playsets that would be fun for kids of all ages. Note: When building any play structure, safety should always be top of mind.
No Tree Treehouse
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If you have the space, why not build an indoor sandbox? This one features high sides to help keep the sand contained.
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Build your own play set with the excess PVC pipe you have stored down in the basement. Use the PVC pipe to build a fort you can use inside and out. Instead of making custom curtains for the fort, you could just use old sheets and blankets to build your own play set.
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Rock Climbing Wall
Keep your children active during the winter months with an indoor rock climbing wall. For instructions on how to build this DIY play set, visit indoorclimbing.com.
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Play Deck and Covered Sandbox
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Home Playground Makeover
This mom wanted her kids to get a couple more years’ worth of use out of their DIY outdoor play set so she gave it a makeover. After some sanding, painting and reworking, the DIY outdoor play set is like new again.
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