If you are looking for a cost effective way to build a playhouse then consider to convert a metal shed. Using your already existing shed, start by removing the metal doors which can get seriously hot in the summer. Do a once over for any safety issues such as insect nests or rusty, loose screws and find a great place to install a window. You also may want to add a floor if your shed does not have one and find a great, kid friendly paint to make it pop. With just a few ideas and a small amount of money, you can have a fantastic play house for your children.
- Instead of purchasing an expensive playhouse, it may be cheaper, and easier, to convert the shed in your backyard into your child’s playhouse.
- When creating the playhouse, it’s important to keep an eye out for safety issues like wasp nests or sharp corners.
- To convert your shed into a playhouse, you’ll need a hacksaw, grinder, paint, and possibly some plywood.
“For safety’s sake, remove the shed doors and throw them away so the children cannot get trapped inside their playhouse.”