Toddler outdoor playsets are easy to find, but what about choosing one that’s extraordinary for your child, instead? There are 14 of the coolest outdoor playsets on this list; from a wooden tepee hideaway to a curved house with a living roof. Or, if you want to have a go at making one yourself, take a look at the DIY options featured. You could create a full-sized seesaw, an incredible raised house, or a slide on a sweet planted mound.
Plum Discovery Nature Play Hideaway
This beautiful play house will blend into the surroundings perfectly, especially if you line the curved roof with grass. Made from FSC-certified wood, this house has many adorable features, such as a working gutter, sensory play prep area, outside chimes, a real letter box, and even a wipe-clean plexiglass painting screen.
Protected with natural, baby-safe protective wax, this aspen wood outdoor gym can be as simple or as ‘busy’ as you like. With a basic set-up consisting of the gym plus one 80cm board, you can also add in ladders, rock boards, and swings to make it even bigger.
Create & Paint Outdoor Easel
How beautiful is this outdoor painting easel? Made from environmentally-conscious wood, this easel features a clear plexiglass wipe-clean drawing surface, as well as storage to hold paint and brushes. A little growing station is attached to the side for junior green fingers, while the included windchime offers sensory play.
There’s so much fun to be had with the Neighborhood Funhouse. There’s a slide and rotating crawl through door, hook and loop target board (balls and rings included), ‘diner’ with a large service window and outdoor seating, and lots of opportunities for climbing and burning off some excess energy.
Pyramid Wooden Climbing Frame with Swings
Made from FSC-certified pine, this wooden climbing frame is ideal for energetic kids. Supplied with two swings so it’s great for siblings or neighbors, this frame also includes an 8ft wavy slide with a hosepipe attachment, rope ladder, climbing wall, and a camouflage den with windows where they can hide.
Outdoor/Indoor Double Sink Mud Kitchen Playset
Encourage them into the fresh air with this stunning double sink mud kitchen. Free from BPA, BPS, PVC, formaldehyde, and harmful phthalates, this wooden kitchen has two removable stainless steel bins, painted burners, a spice rack, turnable knobs, hooks, and shelving, so they can really let their imaginations run riot.
Step2 Naturally Playful Woodland Climber
Super strong for years of play, this Step2 Woodland Climber offers so many play opportunities for several kids at once. With two climbing walls, a slide, 2 steering wheels, and a ladder, this toddler outdoor playset also includes a cozy shelter for hiding, snacking, or keeping out of the rain.
Even toddlers need their own space to just ‘be’, and this garden tepee fits the bill beautifully. Made from FSC-certified wood, this beautiful tepee is ideal for reading, snacking, or make-believe, and is supplied with a natural finish which can be left plain or painted in your child’s favorite colors.
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6 Homemade Toddler Playset Ideas for the Most Epic Outdoor Playtime Ever
Handmade Toddler Hideaway
Take inspiration from this fabulous blog post and build your own handmade hideaway. There are links for each part of the construction included, and loads of ideas for décor in the beautiful photos displayed. The perfect den for summer evenings, it’s even big enough for parents if they need a little escape!
The Ultimate DIY Outdoor Toddler Playset
This fantastic garden playset can be built at home, thanks to the comprehensive instructions supplied by ‘Created by V’. Sturdy and professional looking, this wooden set will provide hours of fresh air fun for several kids at once, and the instructions even include a list of materials and tools needed.
Put your woodworking skills to the test with this charming airplane swing idea. This bright red (although you could paint it any color) swing can be hung from a tree or a frame, and the tutorial contains comprehensive instructions to help you every step of the way.
Diy Toddler Hill Slide
If you’re not confident enough to build a wooden playset for the garden, how about this simple but super effective idea, instead? All you need is a mound of dirt, some stones, a slide, and some hardy plants to decorate the area and give it a bit of a tropical feel.
DIY Kids Seesaw
Even novice woodworkers can create this awesome seesaw when they follow the simple instructions in this tutorial. Large and sturdy, this seesaw can be painted in whatever color you like, and even has cute matching fabric seats to add to its attractiveness.
Charming Diy Outdoor Playhouse
This blog includes printable plans for making this outstanding playhouse that will fit into even the smallest of yards. Built on a platform, this adorable house includes a sandpit underneath and sweet seating area on top, plenty of open shelving, a slide, and even a cool climbing wall for more energetic kids.