21 Pallet DIYs for Summer That Your Kids Will Love

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School’s out for the summer! It’s time for the kids to get outside and spend time in the backyard for some old fashioned summer fun, amirite?

Well, maybe parents wants their kids to spend time in the sun. But chances are, your kids like to be outside for a hot second before they follow up with “I’m bored,” and “I want to play on my phone.”

If you’re struggling to get them to play outside for longer than eight seconds, we have your answer: DIY pallet projects.

Before you say you don’t have the time or money for that, know that you can make these in a short period of time, for a very inexpensive cost. You can find pallets for relatively low costs from small businesses like a hardware store or pet supply store, newspaper company, construction site, or Craigslist and the Facebook marketplace app. Then how you choose to use them is sky’s the limit.

Take a cue from these parents who made these super creative pallet creations all on their own, for little money, which is guaranteed for kiddie fun all summer long.

1.Sandbox

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A pallet becomes a play-in sandbox in no time: Just add sand and toys.

2.Hammock bed

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They may not be running around burning off their energy, but hey, they’re still outside.

3.Outdoor kitchen

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Kids love to play house, but it’s usually an indoor game. Bring it outside with this adorable DIY play set.

4.Rock wall

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A mini personalized rock wall for a mini adventurous human.

5.Sand pit

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This one has benches you can sit on!

6.Bike ramp

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Bike riding is way more fun on a DIY pallet ramp.

7.Ball in basket

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Imagine the endless hours of the kids throwing balls into these baskets.

8.Tent

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This tent provides a nice retreat for the tween both during the day and at night.

9.Kiosk

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Bring your lil lady’s tea party to a whole new level.

10.Playhouse

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Get creative with the type of playhouse you create. This is great for the train lover!

11.Jungle gym

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You definitely won’t have any trouble getting them to play outside with a contraption like this one.

12.Lemonade stand

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Selling lemonade just got a heck of a lot more fun.

13.Tool bench

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A little tyke needs one of these just as much as his Daddy does.

14.Fire pit chairs

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How cute are these little pallet chairs for your child and the rest of their friends?

15.Mud kitchen

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The more fun nooks and crannies you build, the more things the kids can store in here.

16.Cornhole

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Cornhole can provide hours of outdoor fun, and is especially useful if you have more than one kid.

17.Outdoor swing

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Wee!

18.Fort

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They’ll completely forget about the couch fort once they see this outdoor DIY masterpiece.

19.Gas station

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I mean, how can you ride a bike if you don’t have your very own gas station for it? Bonus: It doubles as a place to store the bike as well.

20.Picnic table

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So much cheaper than buying one! And so much cuter.

21.Adirondack chair

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A kid-proof relaxation station.

Which one is your favorite DIY pallet idea from this list? Which one are you going to try first?

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