6 Awesome Backyard Hacks for DIY Dads to Blow Your Kids’ Minds

DIY skateboard swing

Can’t afford that dream deck or in-ground pool you’re dying for? There are still ways to get a beautiful backyard that’s perfect for entertaining.

Originally appeared at BuzzFeed

1. Use glow necklaces and glow bracelets for a few rounds of nighttime ring toss.

2. Don’t own a grill? This camping grill is a more inexpensive way to have a BBQ.


credit: cabelas.com

Get it here for $29.99–39.99.

3. Make a race car track.

Instructions here.

4. Grow a sunflower house for the kids to play in.

credit: Flickr: hartlandlibraryvt

credit: Flickr: hartlandlibraryvt

5. Or build a cheap and easy bean fort.

See how they did this here.

6. It only takes about 20 minutes to make this skateboard swing.

See how they did this here.

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  1. Nice contribution but only ‘Dads’ can do it???
    So sorry for the moms 🙁

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