How much fun you have in your backyard this summer might depend on how many kids are around the house. For the adults, backyard fun could just mean a nice glass of wine and a juicy steak on the grill. The kids are going to need a bit more going on to keep them entertained. Here are some terrific ideas for backyard summer fun:
Put Up A Summer Stage
Kids always like to put on a show. Why not give them a “theater” of their own? All you need are a couple of yards of red burlap, a clothesline and some clip-on curtain rings. Cut the burlap into 3-yard long pieces and hang them on the line. These become the curtains from which hundreds of plays can be launched. If you don’t have a clothesline, then you can plant some wooden poles and string a clothesline between them.
Set Up A Gravel Play Area
A few decent sized rocks set in a circle can make a terrific gravel play area. All you need is the gravel. Pea gravel is available in 50-pound bags. Pour that into the middle of your rock circle and you have got a terrific “construction zone.” Just watch how many hours they spend with their trucks in there!
Put Up An Outdoor Chalkboard
If you have a budding artist in the family, then no doubt you’ve already experienced some of their “artwork” on your walls and furniture. You can divert that creative energy by putting up a chalkboard outside. This can be hung on your backyard fence or side of the garage. All you need then is the chalk and some erasers and let them have at it.
Give Them The Dirt
Kids are going to get dirty. Instead of running from that truth, why not embrace it? Get several bags of screen topsoil and dump it in a corner of the backyard. This then becomes their mountain of dirt that they can dig and mold into 100 different ways. A hose by the back door is all it takes to get them clean before reentry into the house.
Before you implement any of these fun ideas you want to make sure your yard is clear of debris and waste. Junk King Chico are the perfect partners to bring in for that task. These are the junk removal pros that can make short work out of clearing away things like palm fronds, bricks, auto parts, rusty patio furniture and anything else that could prove to be a hazard to play. Junk King provides the manpower and the truck to make this happen.
Get started with your backyard summer fun today and be sure to take plenty of pictures!