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Backyard Play Area Ideas

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Transform a corner of your yard with these backyard ideas into a playtime paradise for kids with quick-and-easy projects that include a toy car road, a sandbox, and more.

Backyard play area

Toy Car Road

Pave the way to backyard fun with a miniature road for toy cars. Made with edging blocks, it's so simple your kids can help you build it.

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Toy Car Tunnel

Build a cool tunnel for your kids' toy cars out of PVC pipe. Our easy how-to instructions will walk you through it.

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Children's Play Pond

Learn how to convert a water heater drip pan into the perfect place for kids to play with toy boats.

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Miniature Play Houses and Trees

These indestructible houses, buildings and trees can be built in a day and provide years of playtime fun - indoors or out.

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Easy-to-Make Sandbox

What kid doesn't love a sandbox? This super-easy project only takes a few hours to make - and provides countless hours of fun.

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Outdoor Chalkboard

Give kids a place to create and share their outdoor artwork on this weatherproof chalkboard.

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