4 Awesome DIY Treehouse Ideas for Dads to Build

 

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Every kid dreams of having their own getaway, an epic fort, a home base, or a castle. And the funny thing is, it doesn’t have to be anything elaborate. Kids make forts out of blankets, after all. So, bust out those tools, and spend a weekend building a treehouse or backyard fort for the kids to play in and you’ll be Dad of the Year in no time. Here are 4 awesome DIY treehouse ideas to get you started.

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1) Start with the Basics


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If you’re not the handiest of dads, don’t fret. You can still build your kids a treehouse. Take this one for example. Super easy, very minimal materials, and all you need is a sturdy tree. Check out the full tutorial here.

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2) Afraid of Heights?


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Maybe your kids are afraid of heights, or perhaps Mom would rather they not be up so high. That’s okay, you’re Super Dad, you got this. Build an epic fort on the ground, they’ll still love it. Instructions and a detailed guide can be found here.

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3) Go Big or Go Home!


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Your kiddos have been begging for a treehouse, and you want something that will last for years to come. Well, here’s the monster. With this tutorial, you can build a tree fort that will be sure to leave long lasting memories. Happy …happy …happy!

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4) No Yard? Definitely No Problem!


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It’s tough when you really want to build your deserving children an awesome treehouse. But some houses don’t have trees, and some don’t even have adequate yard space to do it. But that’s cool, we’ve got you covered. All you need is a spot of unused space in your home. Under stair stairs, an old storage room, maybe an attic or loft area. Take a look around and see what you have. Anything can be turned into an epic fort.

Feel free to comment and share your own ideas or if you’ve tried any of these! And for more awesome Handy Dad projects and ideas delivered right to your inbox, just sign up for our free newsletter!

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