Ideas to create the backyard of any kid’s dreams this summer
Ignite their imagination and spark their interests with ideas to create the ultimate backyard of any kids dreams!
Not only will they be enchanted and engaged for hours on end – they’ll be getting an education too.
Set the scene...
For their imagination to run wild! Pretend-play is even more exciting when they can climb, dig, splash and jump their way through it.
While they’re swinging over lava and sliding down waterfalls, they’ll also be building hand-to-eye coordination. When browsing at-home playgrounds, be sure to filter by location – you’ll definitely need a trailer!
Ultimate Playgrounds has an exciting range of sets, individual pieces and accessories.
Sand pits and water pools
Jump for joy
Create kid-sized spaces
They look great too!
Whether they like to read on their own or just run around – give their favourite activities an upgrade with an outdoor hideout to call their own.
Treehouses, playhouses, castles and forts...
Create anything that resembles a mini version of a home! Teepees come in various designs and are a great low-commitment option (that also look great with your outdoor furniture!) Adding some kid-sized furniture or something as simple as a chalkboard (accessible by tiny people only, perhaps?) will inspire hours of creativity and independence.
Summer is the perfect time to sink your teeth into a fun project with your kids. Browse the building and renovation section onsite, and nab some recycled wood, secondhand tools and even pre-loved joinery to create the treehouse of their dreams. Supersize arts and crafts time for your little ones and get them involved with painting – you'll end up with a masterpiece!
Beware – because these nest swings accommodate multiple kids, you’ll be the most popular house in the neighbourhood! Otherwise, they’re a calming spot to read a book and watch the clouds.
Kid-sized garden kit
Giving them their own set of tools for the garden will set them up for success. Find seedlings for cheap and a small greenhouse – they’ll be growing (and hopefully eating) their own home-grown vegetables all year round.
Choose items that support your child’s unique interests and talents – one kids’ fantasy backyard will never be the same as another's!
Learning a great life skill is always a plus!
Hobbies & Creative Streaks
Give them a pack of outdoor chalk and the driveway is their canvas! If you don’t have any concrete at your house, a layer of chalkboard paint on an old picnic table makes for arty afternoon teas.
One key toy
Best easiest items
Make outdoor playtime out-of-this-world fun no matter how small your backyard or budget.
Nothing beats the outdoors!
Attach old pots and pans, wind chimes and objects made of different materials to your fence or a piece of wood for a low-cost way to delight their senses (and create the coolest music studio of all time).
You’ll be amazed at how the simplest of things can inspire hours of playtime, exploration and learning. Create the backyard of your kids’ dreams with our great range of toys, games and hideaways – you might even enjoy some playtime for yourself, too!
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