DIY Kids Tents and Teepees

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Give your kiddos a place to imagine, create adventures, and even relax with a little quiet time with these easy to DIY Kids Tents and Teepees. You will give them and you a summer to remember.

Imagine serving snacks, having a little quiet time — even a nap in these darling, easy to make shelters. And when quiet time is over and done — they’re perfect pirate houses, fire stations, princess castles, bohemian palaces… and more!

These play spaces are easy on the summer fun budget to DIY for under $50.

Kids Drop Cloth Play Tent

Kids will love this easy-to-make tent for backyard camping and weekend fun. Fold it flat and store it when they’re done. (Pictured above).

From Lowe’s, this project is inexpensive, considered a beginner level, has 8 steps, and requires few materials.

Drop Cloth Tent Project Diagram

For instructions, visit Lowe’s.

 

Teepee and Backyard Tent Play Ideas

1. No-Sew Feather Teepee – Project Nursery

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2. No Sew Teepee — Fawn Over Baby

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3. Super Simple 5-Minute Backyard Teepee — Mamma.Papa.Bubba

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4. No-Sew Patchwork Teepee – The Handmade Home

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5. Indoor Play Tent – Ducklings in a Row

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6. Easy DIY Teepee Tent — Chalk Kids

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7. Party Tents — Mom.me

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8. Backyard Tent for Sun — Kidsomania

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9. Backyard Teepee — Ziggity Zoom

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10. Big Kid Teepee – Cotton + Curls

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11. Cabin Play House – The Design Confidential

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12. DIY Drop Cloth TeePee for $20 — Thrifty and Chic

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13. Cool Tent Design for Girls — homedit

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14. Hula Hoop Circus Tent – Blue House Joy

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15. Collapsible Play Tent — Make It & Love It

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Stephanie Wilson is an author, blogger, publisher, and former television news writer and producer. She lives in the Puget Sound area with her husband and teenage son.