How to Make Your Backyard a Kids Paradise

Learn how to make your backyard a kids paradise. Here are some great and unique backyard ideas for kids that will provide them with hours of playtime enjoyment. If you need some extra storage space for your children’s outdoor toys, contact Classic Buildings today and find out how easy it is to own a top quality storage shed.


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How to Make Your Backyard a Kids Paradise

The following are some great and really unique ways that will show you how to make your backyard a kids paradise. Choose one or all of these awesome ideas; your children will thank you.


Give Them a Playhouse


Your kids will love playing make-believe in their own playhouse – Source: Classic Buildings


If you had a playhouse when you were a kid, you’ll remember how amazing it was to set it up like a real house and to pretend that you are all grown up. A playhouse can give your children hours of enjoyment and it’s a great way to stimulate their imaginations. The above playhouse is one of the many beautiful models that Classic Buildings makes.

The best part about a Classic Buildings playhouse is that you don’t have to do a thing to make it! Classic will do all the work for you and even deliver and set it up in your back yard. This is especially great if you don’t have the time or inclination for another do-it-yourself project. Classic can even customize your child’s playhouse to your specifications. You can choose the colors and layout you want and even have it insulated and wired for electricity.

Don’t Forget About the Winter


outdoor skating rink

An outdoor rink will provide your children with lots of exercise this winter – Source: Amazon


You won’t be going stir crazy this year with your kids cooped up indoors every day this winter. Give them a reason to go out in the cold by making them an ice rink. They’ll have hours of fun outside and they’ll be getting some much-needed exercise at the same time. You may even be tempted to dust off your skates and join them. When they need a break, why not serve them some hot chocolate inside their playhouse?

Build a Nerf War Battlefield


Provide a safe and fun space to play with their Nerf guns


Your kids will love having their own Nerf battlefield in their backyard. This is a great idea for a birthday party and it’s really quite inexpensive to construct. You can use old pallet boards spray painted to give them a camouflage look for the base camps and other obstacles in the course. Decorate them with fallen branches and you will have a realistic setting for your battle. If your backyard is really big, you might even consider leaving it up year round or you can store the components in your shed over the winter and set it up again in the spring.


Let Them Make a Mess in a Mud Kitchen


Encourage the inner chef in your child with a mud kitchen


What child doesn’t love to play in the mud? You can be a star parent by actually encouraging playing in the mud in an outdoor kitchen. An outdoor mud kitchen is a great way to let your children get messy and have a blast while at the same time creating imaginary dishes out of mud. Just don’t let them sample their creations!

Build an Outdoor Bowling Alley for Kids


This alley gives a new meaning to “lawn” bowling


Here’s a novel idea – an outdoor bowling alley for your children. It’s kid-sized so your children and their friends can have lots of fun knocking down the colorful pins. This bowling alley from Cottage Life is very portable so you can easily store it away in your garden shed when it’s not being used and it is relatively easy and inexpensive to make. The above video will show you how.


Make a Music Wall


An empty fence makes a great music wall


If you have an empty wooden fence, you’ve already got the perfect backdrop for a music wall. Simply nail to the wood various household items that your children can strike to make different musical sounds. PVC pipes cut to different lengths work really well and can produce various notes almost like having your own piano! The best part about it is that your kids will be making this beautiful music outside. Your ears can enjoy the break, however, your neighbors may not be quite as happy about it as you are.


Don’t Forget the Playground Equipment


Try your hand at building your own playground equipment


You can’t go wrong with playground equipment when it comes to providing a great space for your children to play. Whether you have a large or smaller backyard, there are options for either. From installing a simple swing from a tree branch to a full-scale set that could rival most public parks, take a look at the above video to get inspired. If you love do-it-yourself projects, why not try building your own playground equipment in your backyard workshop? If DIY is not your cup of tea and you are looking for something that won’t take up a lot of your time, there are plenty of different playground equipment sets that are already made for you.


Classic Buildings: Storage Space for All of Your Children’s Play Things

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If you need extra storage for all of your children’s outdoor toys and sports equipment, Classic Buildings has a wide selection of sheds and garages for you. Purchasing a high quality, custom crafted shed or garage doesn’t have to cost you a fortune, and you don’t need to wait until you have enough money saved to buy one. Contact Classic Buildings today or visit the location nearest to you and find out how easy it is to rent-to-own your own beautiful wooden shed. We provide financing and most people can even qualify for $0 money down.

Remember, before buying a shed you should be aware of the shed permit requirements of your municipality. Sometimes permit requirements depends on the size of your shed.

Classic Buildings has locations throughout the Midwest, including various Missouri cities (St. Louis, Arnold, Columbia, St. Charles, Rolla, Linn, Springfield, Jefferson City, Kansas City, and Washington Missouri). We are located in Swansea, Illinois and Kansas and deliver throughout the Midwest, and, in some cases, nationwide!

If you would like to take a look at Classic Buildings’ storage sheds, check out our brochure, or visit one of our locations to see our sheds firsthand!


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