There are no limits in play and imagination when it comes to outdoor playhouses for kids. So many great life long memories are created in those miniature homes. Whether it’s in a tree or in an old camper, these playhouses are full of adventures we hope these dreamy playhouse ideas for kids will inspire your next backyard project.
Favorite Outdoor Playhouses For Kids
Whether you have a small or large backyard in need of a playhouse, we hope these cool playhouse designs will inspire you no matter your budget or building ability!
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1. Story Book Cottage for Kids
This fairy cottage looks like from the children’s story book. via Playhousedreams
2. Is it a Playhouse or is it a Treehouse?
Just a few steps and you can enter this adorable tree house/play house – let’s call it a platform house! via Madewithhappy
3. Modern Backyard Playhouse You Can Buid
Modern bungalow with detailed plans and instructions on how to build it. via Ana-white
Custom made Outdoor Playhouses For Kids
4. Modern Kids Clubhouse
This cool playhouse is a secret clubhouse for boys and girls where grown-upswoult not dare to venture. via Lilliputplayhomes
5. Diner Playhouse for Kids
How about a playhouse diner? via Lilliputplayhomes
6. White Picket Fence Cottage Playhouse
Princess cottage for real princesses. via Lilliputplayhomes
7. Pirate Playhouse is the Best
Pirate ship playhouse. (ps you can almost buy a real house for the price of this playhouse). via Poshtots
8. Firehouse Playhouse
Any “future firemen” in the house? They would love to play in this Firehouse. via Lilliputplayhomes
9. Modern Architecture Play Place
This play house has so many active play opportunities. Kids will never get bored hiding from each other in it. via Archdaily
9. Calming Willow Playhouse
I am in love with this Willow playhouse. I would totally spend my summer afternoons in it. via Judithneedham
10. Climbing Hideaway Playhouse
An original way to build a playhouse -DIY play-hive. via Handmadecharlotte
11. Colorful Playhouse with Clean Lines and Happy Spaces
A huge play house combined with an upper level fort “ your kids will want to move in! via Mycubby
12. Color Block Playhouse for Kids
A playhouse made of color blocks. Great for climbing and other active play. via Hgtvgardens
13. A Frame Playhouse Made from Recycled Doors
I really like this up cycled playhouse made from old doors. via Play-scapes
Make outdoor playhouse from what you already have…
14. Shed Turned Kids Playhouse
You can build the most gorgeous playhouse out of an old shed. Can you believe this before and after transformation? via Judithneedham
15. Build a Playhouse Under Your Deck
If you don’t have a big backyard you can set up a playhouse under your deck. Brilliant idea! via Activebuildingsolutions
Tree Houses/playhouses for kids
16. Treehouse Castle Playhouse
A mysterious castle playhouse hiding in the tree. I can see a lot of “sleep overs” there! via Atsecondstreet
17. Spiral Slide Treehouse Playhouse
A tree house with the slide. How fun! via Countryliving
18. Extreme Treehouse Playhouse
Extreme tree house made by grandpa. Just look at that spiral stairs, the bucket and there is a zip line too! So many details! via Kidsactivitiesblog
Our favorite outdoor playhouses on Amazon
19. Front Porch Whimsy Playhouse
Modern playhouse Amazon
20. Modern Classic Playhouse
Hide and slide playhouse Amazon
Dreamy Outdoor Playhouses For Kids
21. Dreamy Playhouse Decorations
A mom did a really great job on the little decor details on this playhouse. via Finesdesigns
22. Crooked Playhouse Design Fit for a Fairy Tale
Original crooked playhouse. It’s so cool! via Familyleisure
23. Coolest Playhouse
I would totally live in this house myself… via Bellacupcakes
24. Extreme Tree Houses You Don’t Want to Miss
Check out this big list of extreme tree houses that you will want in your backyard!
25. Indoor Playhouses are Cool Too
These indoor playhouses for kids are great for indoor play and entertainment if you don’t have the outdoor space.
26. Happy Camper Playhouse for Kids
This really fun Happy Camper Playhouse for kids looks like a camper in the backyard and comes complete with a climbing wall!
27. Epic Playhouse Designs
Check out these epic playhouse designs that are extra. A lot extra!
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What is your favorite outdoor playhouse?