31 Ways To Make Your House A Kid's Paradise

    Rain nor snow will stop the fun.

    1. Swing and watch TV at the same time.

    2. You may be a bit dizzy when you reach the bottom of this curly fry of a slide.

    3. No yard space? No problem.

    This family's home is a great example of how to bring outdoor recreational activities inside.

    4. A cute little cottage equipped with a quick escape route.

    5. The high walls of the pool help to prevent sand spillage.

    6. Slides! Balls!

    The fun to be had in this house is almost overwhelming.

    7. Turn a sprint up the stairs into a lesson about the colors of the rainbow.

    8. Forts don't necessarily have to be perched in trees.

    9. But if you believe that the tree is a necessary ingredient, just bring a hunk of one in.

    Make sure to throughly cleanse your chosen stump of all insects first (unless you're into that insectarium-style life).

    10. You don't even have to get complicated — plywood works.

    11. The perfect way to escape some siblings.

    12. Relax in an enormous hammock.

    13. When you make your own ball pit, you don't have to worry about strangers' germs.

    Here's how.

    14. Too lazy to put together a bunch of pipes? Blow up a pool.

    15. Get out that energy, kids!

    16. Gymnast in training.

    17. Adult in the front, kid in the back.

    18. The cheapest, easiest way to bring a piece of the playground indoors.

    19. Of course she's smiling — she has a swing in her house for goodness' sake!

    20. A DIY jungle gym to monkey around on.

    21. "How shall I climb into bed tonight: the bars, the ladder, or the rope?"

    So many options.

    22. Tire swing chic.

    23. "He flies through the air with the greatest of ease..."

    24. Check out this post to learn how to make an indoor climbing wall.

    25. Now you can use that knowledge to construct a wall that leads to a hidden nook.

    26. Or a little lofted hut.

    27. Level after level of fun.

    28. Books and a slide?

    29. A choice well-suited for children who like to imagine that they're elves and/or squirrels.

    30. Slide, slide, slippity-slide.

    31. Last but certainly not least: Don't forget a seesaw.