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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 a 10' x 10' stage

A stage enhances the play area by giving children a place to put on skits and plays, and serves as a space to...
8 hours Play elements
8 volunteers Complex

How to build a 12' x 12' stage

A stage enhances the play area by giving children a place to put on skits and plays, and serves as a space to...
8 hours Play elements
8 volunteers Complex

How to build a bean bag toss

A Bean Bag Toss (otherwise know as Cornhole) is a fun way to add play opportunities in a smaller space. The...
4 hours Play elements
3 volunteers Complex

How to build a chalkboard

A chalkboard gives children a space to be artists! Children can collaborate to make murals, play chalk games...
6 hours Play elements
6 volunteers Complex

How to build a Gaga pit

Ga-ga is a fast-paced, dodgeball-style game played in a fenced-in court (often hexagonal or octagonal) with a...
6 hours Play elements
4 volunteers Complex

How to build a life-sized Connect Four

A Life-Sized Connect Four board is a great way to engage people of all ages in a fun way. This huge version...
6 hours Play elements
3 volunteers Complex

How to build an 8' x 8' stage

A stage enhances the play area by giving children a place to put on skits and plays, and serves as a space to...
8 hours Play elements
8 volunteers Complex

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 sandbox

Building with sand is great for children's healthy development. The recommended plans are for a fabulous...
5-7 hours Play elements
10-15 volunteers Complex

How to build a sandbox with folding lid and seats

Building with sand is great for children's healthy development. The recommended plans are for a fabulous...
5-7 hours Play elements
10-15 volunteers Complex

How to build tabletop game boards

Games like chess and/or checkers can be played by people of all ages, and providing this opportunity will...
4 hours Play elements
3 volunteers Easy

How to paint a basketball court

Outdoor basketball courts weather a lot of wear and tear! Find one in your community that needs a little...
4 hours Play elements
10 volunteers Easy

How to paint asphalt games

Bright games painted on a cement or asphalt surface are a welcome addition to any playground! Use the...
2 hours Play elements
5 volunteers Easy