You don’t need to install elaborate swing sets and slides to spice up your garden. In fact, simple hacks like turning your fence into a life-size chalkboard or using old pots and pans for classic musical play will have your kid swiftly out the door. Flip through the photo gallery to discover easy ways to transform your garden into a true paradise for play—no hardcore landscaping required!

A Rock Garden by Be A Fun Mum

Made from knick-knacks around the house and cheap second hand shops, this Rock Play Garden is a sweet rock-shop for this little boy. The garden is lined with lovely cement bricks (decorated by the mini resident artist himself). Head over to Be a Fun Mum to see how this garden got personalized.

Photo courtesy of Kelly Burstow

How have you made your garden into a kid’s paradise? Share your tricks of the trade in the Comments section below!

— Christal Yuen