Turn an Old Tent Into an Amazing Playroom

Upcycle an old tent into a bug-free play zone.

Play Room Out of Old Tent: Tent Playroom Beauty

Play Room Out of Old Tent: Tent Playroom Beauty

An old tent gets upcycled into a portable playroom.

Photo by: Loch and Key Productions

Loch and Key Productions

Create a fun, low-cost and bug-free play zone for the kids. Use an old tent to create a portable playscape that will keep them entertained for hours. 

Materials

  • tent
  • tablecloth
  • buckets
  • sand
  • toys
  • plastic pool
  • toy balls

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