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$50 fire pit using concrete tree rings.

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Dog Pond - Place a plastic kiddie pool in the ground. It'd be easy to clean and looks nicer than having it above ground. Big dogs can't chew it up or drag it around. Very cute idea

tarp tent; Cant wait to go camping!

Sprinkler + clean tarp = awesome splash pad for kiddos

13 DIY Backyard Games and Play Structures SO FUN!!! We love summer! #summer #games

put glow sticks in a balloon and put them all over your yard. This could be for any occasion. How fun

DIY backyard firepit.

You can have this patio and fire pit in your backyard - it's a DIY home improvement project and a great addition to any house.

Recycled old tire.... Tire SWING!

Thompson's fabric seal. Waterproof and UV protection...didn't know this stuff existed

Perfect!! Freeze water and chicken stock with toys, carrots, treats, etc to keep dogs from getting bored and overheated in the backyard. My dog LOVES IT! Plus watching him go at it is priceless entertainment.

PVC waterfall: best idea for the summer

My kids would have a field day with this

DIY Jenga game

DIY giant shishkaball game

Fill plastic bottles with colored water for lawn bowling. Drop in a glow stick for 'night' lawn bowling. Great party activity.

Turn 2 wire frame flower baskets, pipe cleaners, and xmas lights into a cool glowing chandelier! Awesome!!

Backyard Scrabble! This would make a great combined activity!

BEST IDEA EVER! Floating canopy: the balloons are attached to the ground with fishing line,

Water balloon slip and slide!

backyard splash pad! No up keep. Small footprint. Cheaper than a pool. Safer than a pool. Awesome. In the winter put a fire pit and chairs on it. - only a picture but will serve as a reminder

DIY Twister!

DIY Mosquito trap- good for about 2 weeks then replace ingredients...now we can eat outside without being eaten alive!