Playground in the country: what can you build for your child with your own hands?

In childhood, the favorite place of any of us was a children's playground with a carousel, a swing, a sandbox and other interesting devices. Moreover, spending time in this amazing, never bothering place was not boring even in solitude. What can we say about a fun company of friends, when you can constantly come up with new interesting games and so do not want to go home. If you have a summer cottage, it is necessary to equip a playground for children on its territory - here the kids will be busy with their own affairs, without distracting parents who are busy in the garden. Playgrounds for summer cottages are a great joy for children, and outdoor games will benefit any child.

The site needs to be created taking into account the age of the child. It’s easy for the baby to equip a place for games - the playground can be made up of ready-made things - an inflatable children's pool, a folding tent, a small table, a drawing bench and a beach umbrella.

To create such a platform for the baby in half an hour - just buy an inflatable pool, an umbrella, a tent, a table and a bench and place them in a suitable place

For an older child, you can add sports equipment - a horizontal bar, various ladders, a rope, a cozy house. You can arrange a small flower garden and allow the child to take care of his plants on his own.

Great pre-made playground for teens with climbing wall, slide, swing and rope ladder

How to prepare the territory?

Children's playgrounds for summer cottages should be located in a place convenient for children, where there is both sun and shadow. It’s good to choose a place that is protected from the wind, and quite spacious to provide space for games.

The playground should not be located far from home so that children are always in front of their parents. It should not be equipped near various outbuildings where garden equipment is stored - everyone knows children's curiosity.

Perhaps, when creating a site, you will be helped by such a scheme, where the location of the playground and other summer cottage objects is clearly presented.

The territory for games should be located on level ground so that children do not get injured, clinging to roots sticking out of the ground, or bumps. The small area that you will set aside for the site needs to be cleaned of debris, small stones, weeds. It is good if the platform is covered with soft grass, on which you can run barefoot.

It is better to place the playground away from plants with thorns - raspberry, blackberry, rosary, etc. On the sports ground, you can equip the floor with rubber tiles, it is comfortable, soft, non-hazardous, and looks very aesthetically pleasing.

Playground plan - all objects are conveniently located, under a swing and a slide with ladders, you can arrange a sand embankment or make a rubber coating

In a small area, you can arrange something like a gravel garden with small pebbles. Kids like to play with gravel just like with sand.

A nice platform is made in the manner of a gravel garden; its appearance is revived by funny little animals from tires in the background. The plot is created according to a scheme similar to the scheme for creating a garden of gravel

If there is not enough space for a playground in the country, you can create a children's corner. For example, to fence a place for games with stumps and to fill it with sand or gravel inside. It’s good to create such a platform near a pond - it looks picturesque, and children can draw water for games

What can be placed on such a platform?

The platform does not have to be with a standard set of devices, the summer resident has at hand a ton of materials that can be put into action - stumps, logs, tires, boards, from which you can create wonderful and funny things in the playground. Children differ from adults in that they can find non-standard applications for any standard subject, so you can ask them for advice.

A necessary element for the baby is a sandbox

Sandbox - a place for creativity, which of us did not like in our childhood to bake sand cakes, create secret passages and build castles? To create a sandbox, you can use old boards, stumps, digging them along the contour, saw cut logs. Stumps and logs can be of different heights, in this case, children will like to jump and walk on them, and the sandbox will look original and can be a decorative element on the site.

A convenient large sandbox for a baby from a thick bar. A swimming basin is also placed here, and there is enough space for games. Awning protects from the sun

You can well pave the paving slabs into the ground along the contour of the sandbox, choose colorful tiles of a beautiful shape.

You can use sand and fine gravel in the sandbox. To maintain cleanliness and protect this place from cat tricks, come up with a cover for closing the sandbox at night or for a while, while you are not in the country.

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Game vehicles

Such devices, of course, do not move anywhere, but the child’s imagination is much more vivid, so that the child will get real pleasure from “driving” in an impromptu car or from flying in a rocket. The easiest option is to make a car from improvised materials. You can use the steering wheel from an old car, stumps, old boards, tires. It is enough to show imagination, use bright colors, and your baby will become the owner of a beautiful impromptu “car”.

The "vehicle" for the child is built of massive stumps, boards, tires and the old steering wheel. Inside, you can also arrange a sandbox, make benches, if there is enough space

Children's swing for a summer residence

When installing the swing, you need to choose a spacious place for them, taking into account the swinging amplitude, and install them securely by checking all the fasteners. It is better to buy ready-made swings, today stores offer a variety of models from various materials.

This is a ready-made playground where there is everything a child needs for physical development. You can independently make a strong horizontal bar and hang a swing on it with a seat from a tire or a plastic board

A rope swing attached to a branch of a large tree will cost inexpensively, if you have one on the site.

Children's house - a cozy place for games

Children love to keep secrets, create their own secrets. Therefore, the game house on the site will be a great joy for them - there is no more suitable place to discuss secrets.

A skilled craftsman can create a children's house from boards and the remains of roofing material, but you can also buy a finished house made of plastic, wood or a tent for very young children.

Playground made of plastic, you can purchase a separate house. It is inexpensive, and the kids will bring a lot of joy

Kids will be happy if you arrange a treehouse for them, but this is a difficult task. Firstly, it is necessary that a large strong tree with spreading branches grow on the site, and secondly, the house needs to be built and located, thinking about the safety of children.

Country pool

The pool is a source of joy for children in the country. Today, there are no problems with its purchase; a small inflatable pool, where you can splash around on a hot day, and a light, practical plastic pool, are perfect.

Sports equipment

Children's sports equipment made of tires have been known since the times of the USSR, they were often used on the playgrounds of kindergartens. Tires are dug into the ground, it is possible on one level, it is possible on different, and painted with bright paint.

If your children are already teenagers, they will be interested in a sports ground with a rope, horizontal bars and a Swedish wall. Today you can buy such a site in finished form and install it in the country. You can also make a pole with a basketball hoop, find a place for playing badminton, a volleyball court, make a table for playing ping pong. On such a platform, you can stretch your parents.

Many companies today are engaged in the manufacture of playgrounds, you can buy a ready-made one or order several elements for a sports ground

If you want to get around the means at hand, you can create just such an interesting platform of logs and stumps for teens. Children will be able to exercise dexterity, play latki, invent a lot of their games

Little table for drawing and crafts

A table for various crafts will not be difficult to build from a stump and an old board or countertop, a ready-made plastic table is also suitable, but it costs very little. Gluing, drawing, sculpting in the fresh air is a pleasure.

What kid doesn’t like such a fly agaric table and hemp chairs? And creating them is very easy, you just need to find the right stumps

Decorative decorations for the playground

With the use of various funny figures, which are not difficult to make, the site will look much more attractive. Images of animals, cartoon characters can be cut out of plywood and painted. Large pebbles that can be turned into animals, flowers or mushrooms, and luminous stones, making the site a mysterious fairy-tale corner in the evening, are also good for decorating a children's corner. Ready-made garden decor in the form of gnomes, flowers also paints a children's corner.

A children's site can be fenced with such a funny positive fence, where each plank depicts a specific person

Video example of arrangement of a playground

A do-it-yourself playground in the country house can be created by the joint efforts of parents together with the children; your child will probably have a lot of interesting ideas in this regard.


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