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28 Really Cool Toddler Outdoor Swings You Can’t Get at Stores

28 Really Cool Toddler Outdoor Swings You Cannot Get at Stores

If you’re looking for a really cool toddler outdoor swing but you just can’t find one you like in the stores, take a look through this list of amazing ones you can order online or make yourself. Water babies will enjoy the sweet regatta boat swing, while would-be jockeys might prefer the horse-shaped one. Of course, if you’re looking for a swing that’s totally unique, there are loads of DIY options included using skateboards, tires, and even an entire wooden bench!

The Grow With Me Convertible Toddler Swing

The Grow With Me Convertible Toddler Swing

This outdoor toddler swing will keep little ones swinging for years to come, as it changes as the child grows. With four configurations possible, this swing comes with a removable high back to support babies from 6 months, and gradually changes to suit kids up to the age of 8.

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Solvej Toddler Swing

Solvej Toddler Swing

If you’re looking for a swing that is weatherproof, durable, and different, the Solvej 6m – 6y baby and toddler swing is the perfect choice. The bucket seat is made from weatherproof canvas, while the FSC wood and yachting rope construction will stand up to all year round outdoor (and indoor) use.

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Swing-A-Ring

Swing-A-Ring

Swinging is much more fun when there’s more than one child, and this Swing-a-Ring can hold up to 220lb. The strong canvas surface is surrounded by a foam-covered steel tube ring, and can be hung on one point so it spins as it swings, or on two for less daring little ones.

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Regatta Boat Tree Toddler Swing

Regatta Boat Tree Toddler Swing

Add some sea-faring scenarios to outdoor fun time with this awesome Regatta Boat Tree Swing. Made to hold two riders, this heavy duty blue canvas ‘boat’ has a mesh bottom for drainage, and is festooned with colorful flag bunting to make it really stand out.

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Swurfer Kiwi Toddler Swing

Swurfer Kiwi Toddler Swing

Suitable for ages 6 months to 4 years, this attractive and unusual egg-shaped swing can be hung pretty much anywhere – both indoors and outdoors – and has a weight capacity of up to 50lbs. The 3 point safety harness ensures they stay safely in place, and the lining will remain mildew-free.

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2-In-1 Single Swing and Toddler Swing Set

2-In-1 Single Swing and Toddler Swing Set

If you’re looking for a swing set that comes with its own frame, this 2-in-1 makes a great choice. Supplied with a high-backed toddler seat for little ones (with a safety harness and crossbar included) this set also comes with a child seat that is suitable for kids up to 10y.

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Minimalist Canvas Toddler Outdoor Swing

Minimalist Canvas Toddler Outdoor Swing

Perfect for both indoor and outdoor use, this beautiful fabric swing is ideal for hanging outdoors on a porch or indoors from the ceiling. Suitable for children from 6 months to 4 years (or 55lbs), this delightful swing uses untreated wood, and can be supplied with matching pillows, too.

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Wooden Handmade Horse Toddler Swing

Wooden Handmade Horse Toddler Swing

Totally delightful and with an added twist to a standard swing, this one has been handmade from wood to resemble a horse. Available unpainted or in a range of color options, this swing can also be personalized with the child’s name, and is suitable for ages 6 months and over.

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JumpPower Magic Carpet Swing Set

JumpPower Magic Carpet Swing Set

Let their imaginations soar with this amazing Magic Carpet Swing Set. Supplied with a sturdy frame, this unique swing is shaped just like a flying carpet, and is big enough to seat two children comfortably. Weather resistant and with vinyl protected steel chains, it will keep kids enchanted for hours.

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Double Toddler Outdoor Swing

Double Toddler Outdoor Swing

A single swing is no good when you have two children who want to have a go, so make sure they can both ride together with this adorable double-seated version. Handmade from oak wood and finished with a non-toxic oil, this sweet swing can accommodate up to 85lbs in weight.

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18 Diy Outdoor Toddler Swings for Maximum Fun and Memories

DIY Airplane Toddler Swing

DIY Airplane Toddler Swing


If you’re handy with power tools, this DIY airplane swing project would make a fabulous gift for toddlers. With a full list of materials and tools needed, this idea will develop into a stunning swing that’s perfect for high-flying 3 to 6 year olds.

Diy Canvas Toddler Swing

Diy Canvas Toddler Swing


If you’re more suited to sewing than woodwork, check out this clever baby and toddler swing DIY. By following the step by step instructions, you can create one of these beautiful fabric swings in the color and pattern of your choice, which can be used both outdoors and in.

Reclaimed Outdoor Toddler Swing

Reclaimed Outdoor Toddler Swing


Give an old plastic toddler swing a brand new lease of life by following the instructions in this post. Rope does get dirty and frayed over time, so this post shows you how to remove the old rope and add brand new replacements, as well as how to clean the seat.

Colorful Diy Wooden Toddler Swing

Colorful Diy Wooden Toddler Swing


This clever DIY project turns old broom handles into a stylish and safe toddler swing, and nobody would know it’s been made from scraps! Bright and cheerful, this sweet swing also makes use of some leftover wooden slats, although of course you could make yours from brand new wood.

Diy Tree Swing

Diy Tree Swing


Give them some old fashioned fun by making them this simple but sweet rope swing. Far more comfortable than just sitting on a large knot, this DIY idea uses a wooden round with a hole drilled in the middle for kids to sit on as they hang on to the rope itself.

Plastic Box Toddler Outdoor Swing

Plastic Box Toddler Outdoor Swing


If you happen to have a plastic crate and some rope hanging around, you can create this super comfy swing for next to nothing. A sharp knife is needed to cut the hole for the legs, but once that’s done, attach the rope, add some pillows, and find somewhere sturdy to hang it!

Wooden Platform Toddler Swing

Wooden Platform Toddler Swing


This brilliant tutorial not only shows you how to make a swing, but it also comes with step by step instructions on how to create a sturdy A-frame as well, so there’s no need for cementing into the ground. Suitable for kids who don’t swing too high, it can also be moved indoors.

Diy Hammock Chair

Diy Hammock Chair


Made for kids but strong enough for adults, this hammock chair will make a neat retreat for when they need a little relaxation. Incredibly comfy, the hammock cocoons whoever is sitting in it, keeping them safe and snug as they swing gently back and forth.

Platform Tree Swing

Platform Tree Swing


Your child will be the envy of the neighborhood when they have one of these incredible platform tree swings in the garden. It does take a little woodworking knowhow, but anyone who’s au fait with power tools will be able to create this amazing swing, and paint it in an awesome design.

DIY Trampoline Toddler Swing

DIY Trampoline Toddler Swing


This platform swing looks a lot harder to make than it really is, and because the platform is made from a mini trampoline, all the cutting and shaping is done for you. Easy to pack away, this swing can be made as high or low to the ground as you like.

Classic DIY Wooden Outdoor Toddler Swing

Classic DIY Wooden Outdoor Toddler Swing


Super cute and perfect for a porch or backyard, this toddler swing has a definite rustic look to it. Once you have the wood you’ll need (there’s a handy list in the post), you can get to work making the swing by following the easy-to-follow steps and diagrams provided.

Striped Diy Toddler Swing

Striped Diy Toddler Swing


This beautiful fabric swing will cost a lot less to make than the ones you’ll see in the stores, and it’s not as hard as it looks. What’s more, you can choose the exact color and pattern you like to make it totally unique to your baby or toddler.

DIY Chair Tree Swing

DIY Chair Tree Swing


If complicated sawing and sanding isn’t in your skillset but you still want to make a rustic swing for your child, this tutorial will solve all your problems. Of course, you’ll have to remove the legs from an old chair and drill a few holes, but the rest is easy peasy.

Upcycled Tire Swing

Upcycled Tire Swing


A tire and some rope will make a really awesome swing that will remind adults of the makeshift swings of their childhoods! Really easy to make, a few holes drilled in the tire will allow the rope to be added in a ‘mesh’ effect, so it’s safer and more comfy.

Diy Skateboard Swing

Diy Skateboard Swing


Super cool and a great way to repurpose an old skateboard, this swing is easy to make and the only power tool needed is a drill. Great for kids who like to stand to swing, this project can be completed in an afternoon, and can be hung on a sturdy tree.

Diy Platform Swing

Diy Platform Swing


This outdoor toddler swing will put paid to any arguing, because it’s big enough for two! Made with PVC pipe and nylon webbing, this swing is designed for outdoor use and can be adapted to suit any height branch. While a little more complicated than some DIYs, it’s definitely worth the effort.

Porch Swing

Porch Swing


Of course, toddlers aren’t the only ones who enjoy swings, so why not make one that will benefit the whole family? Made from an existing bench, this wooden porch swing can accommodate more than one person (or one when they stretch out in luxury), and is perfect for balmy summer evenings.

DIY Toddler Hammock Swing

DIY Toddler Hammock Swing


Fabric swings make lovely toys for babies and toddlers, but they can be expensive. Have a go at making your own by following the steps in this awesome guide. Using outdoor fabric means it can be used in the garden, and there’s even a mini tutorial for a matching pillow.


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