Enhancement Projects: Play Elements

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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 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!