DIY play tents and teepees are a great way to entertain the kids inside or outside. When you make your own, you can personalize them to your child’s preferences.
You can use different colors, fabrics, materials, add lights, etc, your kid is sure to have a great adventure in their new makeshift tent.
Little teepees and tents are great for just hanging out with friends or reading a book. To help you get inspired, I’ve rounded up some amazing ideas from some awesome bloggers.
Here are 17 DIY Teepees and Play Tents Your Kids Will Love!
DIY Collapsable Play Tent | Make It Love It
It can be assembled in minutes and it will provide hours of fun for the kiddos! When the kids are done playing, it will fold flat and can be set aside or the whole tent breaks down quickly and it can be easily stored away.
Simple Play Tent | The Tiptoe Fairy
Such a simple method for sewing a play tent without a pattern!
Outdoor Play Tent | A Crafty Mix
Build a play tent so kids can have a little place they can call their own where their imaginations can go wild!!!
Necktie Play Tent | Blue i Style – please visit directly to pin!
The PERFECT addition to hang in the corner of a kid’s room!
Pom Pom Play Tent | Our Thrifty Ideas
Watch their imagination go wild as they interact with their toys in this DIY no-sew tea party tent.
Summer No Sew Play Tent | Morena’s Corner
Easy to make and fun to keep in the shade on the back porch and fill with sleeping bags and pillows.
Summer Tent | Crafting Chicks
It won’t take long for your kids to jump right into the tent and drag their books and pillows out.
No Sew Teepee | Project Nursery
This is an easy to follow tutorial for a no sew teepee.
PVC Tent | Abbotts At Home
This tent is big enough to hold 2 kids with lots of toys or books. But it’s small enough to push through standard door frames. So, no need to take it apart when you need to move it.
Canvas Play Tent | Boxy Colonial
This is an easy project if you have a few basic tools and a bit of basic woodworking experience/eagerness to learn!
Summer Reading Tent | Tatertots and Jello
The perfect quiet time tent – or the perfect place to cozy up with a good book!
Blanket Fort Tips | Pretty Providence
Great tips to make the best blanket (and sheet) forts with items around your home. (Makes the best date night, actually!)
Glamping Tent | Make Life Lovely
Why not make a backyard tent that everyone can use – for reading, chillin’, or actually doing some backyard camping?
Hula Hoop Tent | A Beautiful Mess
Tents, canopies, teepees and forts all make for special hideouts, and really only require some sheets and rope to put together. But if you’d like something more polished hanging in your home, this canopy-style tent might be just the thing!
Little Play TeePee | A Joyful Riot
Kid’s play teepees. They are so cute and somehow so necessary even though they’re not at all necessary, right?
A-Frame Tent | We Lived Happily Ever After
Get ready for some awesome sleepovers with these darling a-frame tents!
Lace TeePee | A Beautiful Mess
Play teepees aren’t the new kid on the block anymore but that doesn’t make them any less exciting!
What will your child’s play tent look like?