Enhancement
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Step-by-step instructions to transform the area around a playspace into an inviting place for your community

How to build 3' x 6' cubbies

A set of cubbies alongside the play area allows for a place for children and adults to store their belongings...
3 hours Other
4 volunteers Medium

How to build a 6' picket fence

A classic picket fence is a simple way to create a safe barrier around your play space. Picket fences can be...
Varies   Other
3 volunteers Medium

How to build a broadstreet bench

Adults and children appreciate having plenty of seating areas in and near their playspace. Benches encourage...
3 hours Seating
2 volunteers Medium

How to build a deck bench

Adults and children appreciate having plenty of seating areas in and near their playspace. Benches encourage...
4 hours Seating
5 volunteers Medium

How to build a hinged trash container

Recycling bins and trash containers help you maintain the playspace by providing places for community members...
2 hours Other
4 volunteers Medium

How to build a mendocino bench

Adults and children appreciate having plenty of seating areas in and near their playspace. Benches encourage...
6 hours Seating
5 volunteers Medium

How to build an ADA picnic table

Adults and children appreciate having plenty of seating areas in and near their playspace. Picnic tables...
3 hours Seating
3 volunteers Medium

How to build an art easel

Encourage creativity by giving playspace visitors a place to draw, paint, and create!
4 hours Play elements
4 volunteers Medium

How to build a raised planter

Adding garden beds to your playspace gives children the opportunity to learn more about where food comes from...
3 hours Landscaping
3 volunteers Medium

How to build a recycle/trash bin

Recycling bins and trash containers help you maintain the playspace by providing places for community members...
4 hours Other
4 volunteers Medium

How to build a tree bench

Adults and children appreciate having plenty of seating areas in and near their playspace. Benches encourage...
2 hours Seating
4 volunteers Medium

How to build a trellis planter bench

This project combines the goodness of bench seating, planters, and a trellis all in one!Ā Adults and...
6 hours Seating
6 volunteers Medium

How to paint a mural

Murals provide color and an imaginative setting to a playspace. They also can be a reflection of the...
Varies   Paintings
Varies   Medium