Easy DIY wooden sandpit with fold out benches made with decking boards and a sheet of tarpaulin.

DIY Wooden Sandpit with Lid and Benches

This DIY wooden sandpit is made out of decking boards. The lid folds out to make two benches and it can be built start to finish in a couple of evenings.

Love the tree stumps in the sand pit at Maisie’s Children’s Centre - from I'm a teacher, get me OUTSIDE here! (",)

Uneven tree stump border offers climbing and balance practice as well. From Maisie’s Children’s Centre - from I'm a teacher, get me OUTSIDE here!

You might remember in this recent post about Treasure Hunt Soup, how Immy enjoyed the climbing challenge of the trunks of the trees we were pulling down (so we can replace a row of some awful pine/conifer variety with some more useful fruit trees). When I saw how much she enjoyed them, I was determined to use the trunks in our yard somehow but I wasn't sure exactly how. Then we started making plans for building a sandpit and it all started to fall into place. So here is how we made our…

Making our Wooden Sandpit

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bunkbed tree house | Awesome idea for an old wooden bunk-bed-turned-tree-house.

We need Pop and Uncle Steve to build this for us! Awesome tree house made from an old bunk bed- so FUN and way too easy! Tyler and I are now on the look out for an used wood bunk bed.genius and would be perfect in our yard

Lovely hinged lid to keep sand clean

Rather than a sand pit, use as a seat/blackboard combo, with extra benefit of dog-proof toy and equipment storage