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How Do I Turn My Backyard into a Playground?

How Do I Turn My Backyard into a Playground?

Imagine relaxing in the lounge and listening to the laughter and joy of your children as they play in the yard. Is there any better feeling for a parent? Give your kids a backyard playground, and you’ll keep them entertained for years. We put together this post to give you a few ideas on how to set up the perfect backyard play area.

How Do I Turn My Backyard into a Playground?

Swing Setups for All Ages

Children love swinging. However, getting your 7-year-old to use the same swing as a toddler won’t create waves of enthusiasm. It would help if you had swings for all ages. Swing bars are easy to set up and customize with different chain lengths. You can upgrade the chain length on the swing as your kids get older.

Slides & Towers

Kids love exploring. Towers and slides make for the perfect addition to any outdoor play space. A play tower acts like a clubhouse and treehouse in one. Your kids can play alone and get some quiet time or invite their friends over and use their imagination. Connect a slide to the tower, and you double the fun.

Interconnected Playtime Towers

Why have one tower when you can have two? Playtime towers come in connectible arrangements, and many feature two or three towers, with bridges and slides between each tower. Some connections include wobbly bridges, tubes, rock climbing walls, and tunnels, giving the kids plenty of space to play and explore. The more towers in your playground set, the more fire poles, ladders, and slides you can add to the arrangement.

Built-In Games & Toys

While kids love running around, sometimes they just want to sit down and play a game. The best backyard playground setups come with built-in games for the kids. Add a sandbox to the yard, a hopscotch court, or big game boards of traditional past times like Tic Tac Toe or Jenga.

Rubber Mulch for the Floor

Every parent has safety concerns about letting their child play unattended. As a parent, you want to be around your kids all the time, but it’s just not possible. There will be those times when they’re outside in the yard playing alone. Ensure your kid’s safety by spreading rubber mulch around areas with fall risk.

Let their Imagination Run Wild

One of the best parts about being a kid is letting your imagination run wild. Installing imagination games and a creation station in the outdoor play area gives your kids hours of entertainment. Kids can make a game out of anything. Set up an imaginary lemonade stand or ice-cream store or build them a pirate ship or spaceship to play in.

Give them What They Want

Don’t just assume your kids like something; bring them in on the backyard playground design. Ask your kids what they would want from a dream playground and spend a few fun-filled hours with them drawing up the plans for the new playground. This tactic allows you to engage with your kids and spend quality time with them. That’s what memories are made of.

Design a Custom Play Set for Your Kids

Buying a playground set piece-by-piece can be a good option for parents on a budget. You can bring something new home every month to add to the play area. Or, order a pre-built playground set with everything included.

Playground set manufacturers offer custom setups with modular construction. Let your kids choose the design they want for the yard and watch their faces light up as the team delivers the equipment and sets it up.

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