Build a playground anywhere in the world

Use our free DIY designs and how-to handbooks to create a beautiful space for play using only your local materials, tools, and labor. And get support every step of the way from our experienced nonprofit team.

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Create a free account and access all the tools you need to build a low-cost playground

Inside your playground dashboard you’ll find designs, resources, and support to help you every step of the way

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Download over 150 do-it-yourself designs made from local, low-cost, and recycled materials.

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Get free training – from safety basics to inclusive design – in our how-to handbooks

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Fundraise for your project by launching a crowdfunding campaign

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Design your dream playground with our 3D drag and drop designer and create a custom site plan

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No matter who or where you are, with the right tools and resources you can create an amazing playground for the children in your community.

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Got a major project in the works?

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Got a major project in the works? Playground Ideas can support you, just ask us.

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TEDx Melbourne 2015

Marcus Veerman, CEO & Founder of Playground Ideas shares revolutionary ideas to address global poverty through the power of play.

Over 1,400 people in 85 countries around the world have used our resources to build playgrounds in their communities. Meet a few of them:

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Download the plans for a full playground design scheme, which puts together some of our favorite, time-tested, low-cost elements into a beautiful space that inspires active, imaginative, social, creative, and open-ended play. Inside the Starter Kit you’ll find the DIY step-by-step plans for each element, as well as tips and advice for adapting the design to your own space and needs.

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