Playground DIY

How to Make Soft Play Equipment

How to Make DIY Soft Play Equipment for Your Playground

You can make soft play equipment out of any material, including foam and synthetic leather PVC, as long as the equipment does not have any sharp edges. Combining these two materials ensures that the equipment is soft and safe to play with while also maintaining and clean. Choosing the greatest soft play equipment may be […]

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Is Pea Gravel Safe For Playground?

Is Pea Gravel Safe For Playground? How To Install Pea Gravel Playground

Pea gravel is a safe playground surface, according to the National Playground Safety Institute.  You need about 9 inches of pea gravel on a playground to break a 5 feet fall. Parents love pea gravel because it is readily available and an affordable option for playground surfacing. When they hear pea gravel for a playground, […]

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Build a Batting Cage Out of Wood

How to Build a Batting Cage Out of Wood in 7 Easy Steps

To build your own batting cage: Having your own batting cage in your own backyard can actually be quite helpful since it allows your baseball or softball players to practice baseball drills over and over without having to spend money at a field. You and your family, even friends, can do baseball training in your […]

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DIY Tube Slide

How to Build a DIY Tube Slide in 8 Easy Steps

To build a DIY tube slide, you will need to use a large PVC pipe, which you can buy at the store, or reuse one in case you have it. You will also need various materials including a drill, bolts, washers, screws, a T-hammer, among others. You can then follow simple steps to put everything […]

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DIY Seesaw

How do you Make a Wooden Teeter-Totter | DIY Seesaw

When designing a wooden teeter-totter, you need to ensure that actions that take place on one side of the totter directly impact the other side. Making a teeter-totter seesaw will have one side touching the ground while the other side will be twice as much as the pivot at the middle.  You have to ensure […]

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Kinetic Sand

Does Kinetic Sand Dry Out? | DIY Recipe

Kinetic Sand does not dry out, however; you may notice the texture can be off because of the humidity. If this is the case the best thing to do is add some moisture by adding a few drops of water and then mix. If the kinetic sand gets too wet simply spread it thinly and […]

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DIY Swing Set

How to Build a Wooden Swing Set | DIY Swing Set

Building a DIY swing set for your child ensures they stay entertained. You can build a simple wooden swing set with the following steps.  Swings give kids hours of fun, help them develop motor skills, and they can soothe kids with special needs. Let me take you through building a DIY swing set. What You […]

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DIY Backyard Playground

DIY Backyard Playground | How to Build Outdoor Playsets

To build the perfect backyard playground a lot of planning is needed. First, choose the location of the playset in your backyard and then shortly after preparing the ground. You then want to build the wooden slide, swing set, and sandbox. Add pea gravel to the swing set and the right play sand to the […]

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How to Make Jenga Blocks Slippery

How to Make Jenga Blocks Slippery | More Challenging?

To make slippery Jenga blocks use 80-100 grit sandpaper then sand the 54 blocks on all sides till no longer rough. Next, spray or paint polyurethane with the wooden grain and make sure to keep the paint strokes thin and long. Best to add a second coat, let it dry, and you are ready to […]

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DIY Sandbox

How To Build A Sandbox With Cover | DIY Sandbox

Parents can build a DIY sandbox with the following nine steps. Building a DIY sandbox for your child doesn’t require any special carpentry skills. You can build a sandbox with regular tools and available materials. What You Need to Build a Sandbox with Cover You will need materials and tools to create a DIY sandbox […]

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Build Wooden Slide DIY

How to Build a Wooden Slide | DIY Wood Slide

It takes a few steps to build a sturdy and durable wooden slide for your kids. You can make a DIY slide with the following steps.  Kids love playing on slides, and they can spend hours in it. Building a slide for your kids can be a bonding event as your little ones ‘help’ you […]

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What to Fill Bean Bag Toss Bags With

Best Materials to Fill Bean Toss Bags With

The best materials to fill bean toss bags with are corn kernels or pellets. Corn bean bags (cornhole bags) slide as they break down and create dust over time but are susceptible to bugs and mold. Pellet bags don’t require breaking in like corn and avoid bugs and mold. Pellet bags do bounce more but […]

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