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.

Very Complex Rainbow Shade Structure 1

How to Build a Rainbow 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 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 1

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...