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How to Build a Playground for Your Kids

Building a play space for your kids can be overwhelming. Start building your own with the help of the following resources even if you have a small budget.

How to Build Budget Backyard Playground for Kids

A backyard is perhaps the most accessible and effortless solution to some of the problems faced by American kids and their parents. Richard Louv, the man behind the book, "Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature Deficit-Disorder" posted a challenge to parents as he observed, "Last time I checked, it was pretty tough to have a sense of wonder when you're playing 'Grand Theft Auto.

How to Build Outdoor Wooden Playground For Kids - Equipment & Design

Earlier this month, my wife and I were proud to fulfill a promise we made to ourselves some time ago, which was to build a playground for our kids. It was truly amazing to see it all come together after months of planning and saving.

How to build a playground

Mr. HowToSpecialist This step by step woodworking project is about how to build a playground. Building a wooden playset is one of those projects that will improve the creativity of your kids and keep them busy for many hours in a row.

How to Build a Playground Out of Recycled Tires

Related Content You don't have to spend hundreds of dollars on sterile, mass-produced recreational equipment. Take Paul Hogan's advice instead You could hardly do the tykes and teens in your community a better service than to provide them with a joyful place to sport and cavort.

How to Build a DIY Playground Playset

A while ago I showed you the playground Andy built for Weston, but every time I sat down to write the tutorial, I wanted to poke myself in the retina with a fork. Projects like this - following instructions, putting together puzzles, etc - are just not as fun to me as, you know...

How to Get a Playground Built in Your Neighborhood

Love your home but wish the neighborhood offered more for kids? You can spearhead efforts to build a new playground that children will love and homebuyers will desire. "We've seen some tremendous dedication in fundraising, community partnerships, and use of available resources where small groups have done wonderful things," says Anne-Marie Spencer, marketing director for GameTime, a playground equipment manufacturer.

How to Build a Natural Playscape

In honor of our family themed July/August issue , we've invited guest writer Paige Johnson, who spearheads the blog Playscapes , to share her perspective on some of the most innovative contemporary design targeted to kids. Week 3: How to Make A Natural Playscape.

Build That Playground Yourself

This article is part of the following categories: Playgrounds From the mountains of New Hampshire to the California coast, parents are swinging hammers and digging postholes to build better places for their children to play.

How to Build Your Own Backyard Playground

Before you dive into transforming your back yard into "play central," mull over a few factors. An age-appropriate backyard playground takes into consideration a child's size and age as well as his interests. Building a playground that can grow with your child is possible by simply replacing a few components.

How to Start Your Playground

If you'd like to take the first steps toward building an inclusive playground in your community, Unlimited Play can provide a few guidelines. Below you'll find suggestions READ MORE