Make a Sandbox with an Old Tire

Making a sandbox with a tire is not complicated. It is rather to find the right tire that will be … Indeed, you will need a big tractor tire (and not a simple car tire …).

Make a Sandbox with an Old Tire

Equipment:

  • A heavy tractor tire
  • Two tarps: one for the bottom of the tank and one to cover it at night
  • Special sand sandbox

Manufacturing:

  1. Lay the tire on the ground and attach a tarpaulin to it, making sure it is tight.
  2. Turn the tire over so that the tarpaulin is on the ground.
  3. Paint your sandbox.
  4. Fill the sand tire to your liking.
  5. At night, or when your child does not play, do not forget to cover the sandbox with a tarpaulin to protect it from the rain, but also from the excrement of cats …

In the same way you can make a paddling pool (or mini pool) for children.

Make a Tire Totter for 2 Children

Make a Tire Totter for 2 Children

  1. Cut your tire in half with a large cutter.
  2. Cut a board of the length of your choice to make the seat: choose a very long board (about 3 meters) so that the totter can tilt!
  3. Sand the board with glass paper.
  4. Secure the board to the tire (making sure the tire is in the center of the board) using screws and add glue.
  5. At each end of the board screw handles. And if you wish, also screw a seat at each end (but this is not necessarily necessary).
  6. Once the seat is fixed to the tire, paint the whole color of your choice.

Since the tire has been cut in half, you can make two tilts!

How to Make a Playground Tire Totter for Kids

The rocker made with a tire is super fun and super simple to make! It is playful for children, not only to play but also to make!

How to Make a Playground Tire Totter for Kids

Equipment:

  • A tire cut in half
  • A big cutter
  • A board (you choose the length)
  • A wood saw
  • Glass paper for sanding
  • Multi-purpose strong glue
  • Screw and screwdriver
  • Of the paint of your choice (latex paint or bomb)
  • Handles (metal)

How to Make a Playground Tire Totter for Kids

Steps:

  1. Cut your tire in half with a large cutter.
  2. Cut a board the length of your choice to make the seat: either the width and the length of the tire, or a little longer.
  3. Sand the board with glass paper.
  4. Secure the board to the tire using screws and add strong glue.
  5. Once the seat is fixed to the tire, paint the whole color of your choice. If desired, screw handles.

Since the tire has been cut in half, you can make two tilts!

How to Make a Playground Tire Totter for Kids

How to Make a Playground Tire Totter for Kids