10 DIY Backyard Additions That Kids Will LOVE

Summer is on its way, and that means the kids are going to be home looking for fun things to do. Keep them busy and solve the summer boredom challenge with backyard additions they’ll love. With these fun DIY backyard additions for kids, the kids will actually want to be outside more. And that equals less stress and more sanity for you!

1.Kids love climbing walls. If you have a blank wall on your house or a section of fence, build a DIY climbing wall the kids will absolutely love.

diy tutorial backyard climbing wall kids atomik2. How about a DIY bowling alley that fits right in along a long stretch of boring fence. This is something not everyone on the block has!

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3. Build a DIY backyard playhouse that’s sure to be a kid haven all summer long.

4. How fun is this giant DIY chalkboard made just for backyard art sessions?

How to make a giant outdoor chalkboard for your yard.

5. Repurpose an old kitchen cabinet into a fantastic little sandbox for the preschoolers in your family. They’ll love it!

6. If your backyard is short on space, you can still create a playhouse space right underneath the deck.

playhouse under the deck

7. If you’ve got a little space and some trees, you’ve got the perfect set up for a zip line. This is crazy fun that the kids will never want to stop using!

Build Your Own Zip Line in your Backyard

8. A backyard tightrope {or slackline} provides hours of fun for the kids and all their friends.

9. The whole family will love an outdoor movie screen. Invite the neighbors over for summer movie nights!

10. Create a pool noodle abacus that is for both fun and learning. Find plenty of pool noodles for this project at Dollar Tree.

IMG_8610Get more information on each backyard addition by clicking on the following links:

One Crazy House Backyard DIY Ideas

Playtivities DIY backyard ideas for kids

DIY Network DIY backyard playhouse

Hey There Home outdoor chalkboard

How Does She build your own DIY zip line

The Maven backyard tightrope

DIY Projects outdoor movie screen

Happy Hooligans pool noodle abacus

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