Enhancement Projects:

Complex Sandbox with Lid 1

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 sandbox with a lid and seating.

Medium 6' Picket Fence 1

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 painted or decorated to make them...

Complex 12x12 Stage 1

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 hold other community events as...

Complex Bean Bag Toss 4

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 boards can be decorated in lots of...

Easy Tabletop Game Boards 1

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 encourage youth, teens, adults, and...

Medium Broadstreet Bench 2

How to build a broadstreet bench

Adults and children appreciate having plenty of seating areas in and near their playspace. Benches encourage adult supervision when placed in...

Easy Butterfly Multiplanter 2

How to build a butterfly multi-planter

Beauty will always enhance a playspace, because it draws people into a common area – and into an opportunity to socialize with fellow...

Very Complex Double Shade Structure Metal Roof 1

How to build a double shade structure with metal roof

Shade is a very important topic for many communities when it comes to their children. The structure not only provides a bit of relief from the...

Very Complex Little Library 1

How to build a Little Library

A Little Library is a great way to engage people of all ages with free books for the community. Place a Little Library by playspace benches to...

Medium Raised Planter 1

How to build a raised planter

Adding garden beds to your playspace gives children the opportunity to learn more about where food comes from and how vegetables and flowers...

Very Complex Life-Sized Connect Four 1

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 of the classic game is sure to...

Medium ADA Picnic Table 1

How to build an ADA picnic table

Adults and children appreciate having plenty of seating areas in and near their playspace. Picnic tables provide seating, which encourages...

Complex Gaga Pit Complete - Front

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 single ball and two or more...

Medium Tree Bench 1

How to build a tree bench

Adults and children appreciate having plenty of seating areas in and near their playspace. Benches encourage adult supervision when placed in...

Medium Hinged Trash Container 1

How to build a hinged trash container

Recycling bins and trash containers help you maintain the playspace by providing places for community members to properly dispose of waste. Bins...

Medium Trash Recycle Bin 1

How to build a recycle/trash bin

Recycling bins and trash containers help you maintain the playspace by providing places for community members to properly dispose of...

Complex Sandbox 1

How to build a sandbox

Building with sand is great for children's healthy development. The recommended plans are for a fabulous sandbox with seating around the...

Medium Mural Painting 1

How to paint a mural

Murals provide color and an imaginative setting to a playspace. They also can be a reflection of the community based on the theme of the mural....

Easy Stepping Stones 1

How to make stepping stones

If a pathway is an option for enhancing your play environment, this fun way of making stepping stones is a great activity for adults and...

Easy Lay Sod 1

How to lay sod

Beautify your playspace with fresh, green grass where children can run and play!

Easy Community Gardens 1

How to plant trees, shrubs and community gardens

Plant trees and shrubs, or add a pizza garden, butterfly garden, or custom garden to your playspace! The pizza garden is easy to create and...

Easy 1x1 Murals 1

How to create 1' x 1' murals

This is a great project for kids! Each child is given a square piece of plywood to paint to beautify the play area. Finished squares can be...

Medium Trellis Planter Bench 1

How to build a trellis planter bench

This project combines the goodness of bench seating, planters, and a trellis all in one! Adults and children appreciate having plenty of...

Complex 10x10 Stage 1

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 hold other community events as...

Complex 8x8 Stage

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 hold other community events as...

Complex Shade Structure 1

How to build a shade structure

Shade is a very important topic for many communities when it comes to their children. The structure not only provides a bit of relief from the...

Easy Planter Box 1

How to build a planter box

Beauty will always enhance a playspace, because it draws people into a common area – and into an opportunity to socialize with fellow...

Very Complex Planter Bench Shade Structure 1

How to build a planter bench shade structure

This project offers shade, places to sit, and planters all combined! Adults and children appreciate having plenty of seating areas in and near...

Easy Planter Bench 1

How to build a planter bench

Adults and children appreciate having plenty of seating areas in and near their playspace. We've included instructions for a KaBOOM! favorite...

Complex Outdoor Classroom 1

How to build an outdoor classroom

An outdoor classroom is a great way of encouraging schools and other organizations to take advantage of their outdoor playspace and turn the...

Medium Mendocino Bench 1

How to build a mendocino bench

Adults and children appreciate having plenty of seating areas in and near their playspace. Benches encourage adult supervision when placed in...

Easy Maps 1

How to paint U.S. and world maps

Adding a huge, colorful map brings color to the playspace and teaches geography to kids. Children will be amazed by this enormous map, and will...

Easy Directional Play Pole 1

How to create a play pole / directional post

Colorful directional posts can beautify your playspace and are great for pointing out landmarks selected by the community. If there are children...

Very Complex Shade Structure Rainwater Collection 1

How to build a shade structure with roof and rainwater collection system

Shade is a very important topic for many communities when it comes to their children. The structure not only provides a bit of relief from the...

Very Complex Double Shade Structure 1

How to build a double shade structure

Shade is a very important topic for many communities when it comes to their children. The structure not only provides a bit of relief from the...

Medium Deck Bench 1

How to build a deck bench

Adults and children appreciate having plenty of seating areas in and near their playspace. Benches encourage adult supervision when placed in...

Medium 3x6 Cubbies 1

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 safely while enjoying themselves....

Complex Child Picnic Table 1

How to build a children's picnic table

Adults and children appreciate having plenty of seating areas in and near their playspace. Picnic tables provide seating, which encourages...

Complex Chalkboard 1

How to build a chalkboard

A chalkboard gives children a space to be artists! Children can collaborate to make murals, play chalk games like tic-tac-toe, and use the...

Easy Butcher Block Bench 1

How to build a butcher block bench

Adults and children appreciate having plenty of seating areas in and near their playspace. These benches will encourage adult supervision of...

Complex Bulletin Board 1

How to build a bulletin board

A community bulletin board allows the community a space to post information about the playspace, upcoming community events, photographs from...

Easy Basketball Court 1

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 sprucing! Fresh paint can spark spirit...

Easy Asphalt Games 1

How to paint asphalt games

Bright games painted on a cement or asphalt surface are a welcome addition to any playground! Use the suggested patterns attached here, or think...

Medium Art Easel 1

How to build an art easel

Encourage creativity by giving playspace visitors a place to draw, paint, and create!

Complex Arbor 1

How to build an arbor

An arbor is a latticework bower which you can intertwine with climbing vines and flowers. It's a great project for beautifying your playspace.

Complex Adult Picnic Table 2

How to build an adult-sized picnic table

Adults and children appreciate having plenty of seating areas in and near their playspace. Picnic tables provide seating, which encourages...