Summer is on full swing and house rules may not apply for a while.
Kids and summer just go together, and it’s school holidays so they just want to get out and have fun! They don’t seem to get tired, despite the temps being in the mid 30’s — it is all surf, slide and glide, swing and just having fun under the sun. They will reckon you’re the best mum and dad ever with these 20 amazing backyard fun ideas.
1. In-Ground Trampoline
Not too far to fall from this one! Saves the tears and bruises!
2. A Giant Checker Board
A mind and body exercise to drive away boredom.
3. A TV Next to the Pool
(Stuff the kids – I want this!)
4. An Ice Hockey Rink
OK, well this one is probably pretty far-fetched…
5. A Cubby House
Cubby houses may be small but it’s almost always part of our childhood memories.
6. A Man-Made River in Your Backyard
Tired of taking long walks for fishing? Try this awesome idea.
7. A Backyard Reverse Snow Globe
Yeah, maybe not in Australia…but it’s a refreshing thought!
8. A Canopy Hammock
Probably more for the parents than the kids…
9. A Skate Ramp
Set your kids for an adrenaline rush with this rad portable skating ramp!
10. A Cook-Your-Own Steak Barbecue Table
After a hard day’s playing, family BBQ night is an awesome idea! Just make sure your kids keep their fingers away though – ouch!
11. A fireplace and leisure pool rolled into one
Fun by day and comfort at night all in one place.
12. Pirate Boat Playhouse
Let your kids’ imagination run free with Peter Pan, Captain Hook and the gang!
These will entertain the littlies for ages!
You just have to spend hot days in the pool.
15. Shaded Sandbox
Sandplay without the sunburn.
Outdoor camping is a must on the list for a backyard slumber party!
17. Convertible Playpen and Rock Climbing Wall
For the kids who just won’t sit down.
18. Outdoor Chalkboard
Hate to see scribbles on your walls? Let them go crazy on their own wall!
19. Mini-water park
Unlimited bath time is here!
20. Mud Kitchen
Mud pie, gourmet mud soup, mud cake, mud coffee latte and and everything about mud is on the menu.Yum…
Before you reach maximum fun level always remember SAFETY AND LOADS OF FUN are your goals for your kids to have a blast this summer.