Kids Garden Playhouse

Collection by Sarah Blizzard

Sarah Blizzard
The Pallet Project: Tree Hut

Tree Hut

Tree Hut made completely of wood found in skips within walking distance from my studio. Including a staircase and floorboards from a Victorian house conversion.

25 Free Backyard Playground Plans for Kids: Playsets, Swingsets, Teeter Totters and More! |

25 Free Backyard Playground Plans for Kids: Playsets, Swingsets, Teeter Totters and More!

A few old pallets used in a garden--love it!

DIY - Old Fashioned Tire Swing

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Tire Climbing Tower - Blessings Overflowing

Tire Climbing Tower - Blessings Overflowing

Do your kids love to climb? Then they would enjoy a tire climbing tower. You can make one from old tires by following the instructions found in this post.

How to make a simple treehouse. Hope Grandma can make this!  My grandkids need a tree house.

The treehouse

When we first came to South Carolina at the beginning of the summer, I was desperately trying to come up with distractions for the kids: dis...

Mud kitchens (also known as outdoor kitchens or mud pie kitchens) are one of the best resources for little ones to play outside. While looking for inspirat

30 Mud Kitchen Ideas for Kids - 1001 Gardens

Mud kitchen (also known as an outdoor kitchen or mud pie kitchen) is one of the best resources in DIY projects for kids to play outside as kids playhouse.

Wobble Step Bridge -- several cool ideas for an activity/agility trail from a company in Scotland

Agility Trails for tourist destinations | wooden play by Caledonia Play

Agility Trails for tourist destinations including camp sites and caravan parks | Wooden play equipment designed and built by Caledonia Play.

“Living Room” by Thislefield Plants & Design – Golden Award Winner at Sandringham Flower Show.

“Living Room” by Thislefield Plants & Design – Golden Award Winner at Sandringham Flower Show.

Children's garden in the making

A children's garden in the making

With all the rain we have been having many projects have been halted, so we decided to get started with one of the children's areas that we hope to create. As you can see below, the area already had a basic tee pee structure but had otherwise been abandoned. I needed a place to plant my cucumber seedlings and the tee pee seemed a perfect place. This together with a wild climbing spinach that we had growing in a different, less ideal, location will create a lovely shaded hideout for the…

outdoor playhouse

Outdoor Playhouses | Handmade Charlotte

Here's a super fun collection of outdoor playhouses for kids from Si of French by Design.

wobble board this one would be easy to do

Wooden Agility Equipment for Schools and Nurseries | Caledonia Play

Wooden agility equipment for schools and nurseries. Choose from individual products or let us create an entire bespoke agility trail to suit your play area.

Treehouse- use of space underneath??


Here's a shot of the treehouse we just finished* for our daughter Liberty. It took about three weeks, but most of the work was done over 3-4 weekend days. *as most of you know, a project like this is never "done"...the zip line is already ordered for phase 2.

Such cool ideas on how to set up a natural play space for your kids in the backyard (part of a 4-part series) - bye, bye plastic slide - hello forts and logs!

How to Set Up Natural Play Spaces in Your Back Yard

Recently, one of my neighbors sent out a group text asking if anyone had logs from cut-down trees for a friend who had some cool plans for her backyard. It immediately reminded me of the Natural Play Spaces series we did a few years ago and I sent it to her. Looking over it, I remembered how wonderful it was and wanted to share it with you guys with summer being here. I hope it inspires you to look at your backyard in a whole new way this summer! I've written before about how much I value…

Garden treehouse!


gypsypurplehome: “ the lisa porter collection ”

Bean Tipi for the natural play area or children's garden. What a great way to combine spaces while exposing children to nature!

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