25 Free Backyard Playground Plans for Kids: Playsets, Swingsets, Teeter Totters and More!

Now that you’ve built your picnic table… it’s time to build your kids the ultimate backyard playground! This plan collection will get your kids off the couch and out playing in the fresh air, sunshine and poison ivy of your backyard!

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>> 7 Playset/Jungle Gym Plans
>> 5 Backyard Play Equipment Plans
>> 4 See-Saw and Teeter Totter Plans
>> 3 Swingset Plans
>> 2 Tree House Plans
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>> 4 Mega Ultra Backyard Awesome Plans
After sorting through almost 100 free plans for backyard play these REALLY stood out. Your backyard will really stand out if you decide to take the time to build any of these bad boys!

2 Story Fort Playhouse

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Log Cabin Playhouse

>> 7 Playset/Jungle Gym Plans
The core of any backyard playtime has to be the playset, also called the jungle gym. Think of it as the table saw of the backyard ;)

Planning a jungle gym (PDF)

Kids Wooden Playset

Fort and Swing Set

THE KING OF BACK-YARD SWINGS

Build a timber play gym

Building a Children’s Play Structure

Play fort plans

>> 5 Backyard Play Equipment Plans
These miscellaneous equipment plans will add some flair and variety to your backyard playground.

PeeWee Commando Course

Building a Balance Beam

Misc. Playground Equipment

Build a Playground Slide

Back Yard Gym That Grows With Child (monkey bars)

>> 4 See-Saw and Teeter Totter Plans
Is it even legal to have a backyard playground without a see saw? Try one of these plans to keep your backyard hopping.

Easy to Build See Saw

Build this Teeter Totter

Kids seesaw project

How to Build a Teeter Totter

>> 3 Swingset Plans
Swings are an absolute must. These free swingset plans will keep your kids soaring until nightfall.

BUILDING A STAND-ALONE SWING FRAME

Swing Into Fall with a Tree Swing

How to make A swinging seesaw

>> 2 Tree House Plans
The ever popular tree house – the playset’s only contender for elevated backyard fun.

Treeless Treehouse

How to Build a Treehouse

Build your own treehouse Guide

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3 Responses to 25 Free Backyard Playground Plans for Kids: Playsets, Swingsets, Teeter Totters and More!

  1. For anyone with a little skill with tools and a bit of energy, you’ve provided some excellent resources for building some great play sets for the kids. I especially like the fort playhouse and the log cabin playhouse. And you gotta love that picture of the kid on the backhoe. Thanks!

  2. Wayne Pitts, Jr. says:

    thank you. I was given a backyard playground and no plans you have saved the day.

  3. Sylvia Beane says:

    Very good information! This is exactly what me and my husband was looking for to find good ideas for our girls playground!!!

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