Reader Jamie sent us an e-mail, "I thought you might like this little project I just completed for my 16 month daughter. It doesn't really fit into the recent Great Outdoors theme but it still says summer to me.
diy-teepee-kids (I don't have kids, but I really want to try this anyway. Looks like fun)
Kids play tent tutorial-- uses three flat sheets and a hula hoop. Hui Chan Hui Chan Hill-- Ry and Cam need these in their new bedrooms!
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Lowes kids camping in drop cloth tent. Lowes DIY Tent plans: A little bit more work involved but again looks like it would stand the test of time. Love the idea of a drop cloth so the kids can personalize it.
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Handcrafted hideouts frequently filled the rooms in my house as a kid. Give your kids their own secret space with one of these 25 DIY Hideouts: Forts, Tents, Teepees and Playhouses.
My hubby wants to camp out in backyard with the kids. I think this is an awesome idea to make a attractive and fun tent for the kids! Oh the projects are lining up! The sewing machine will get some attention again ;) Checklist Tips Gear Idea Camp
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I like the greenery teepee!
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DIY big kid teepee- for me, my reading teepee.
A Dreamy Ruffled Teepee is a great little homemade tent for playing, pretending, and housing super-secret clubs. Kids of all ages will love playing in this awesome tent, and it's a great idea if you're looking for unusual sewing projects.
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DIY instructions to make this teepee. cheap and only about 30 minutes to make. King or queen size sheet (from thrift store), wooden or bamboo garden stakes, some rope, safety pins, and glue gun. I must do this for the kids this summer!