How to Make an Outdoor Obstacle Course

Looking for an easy way to learn how to make an outdoor obstacle course? This simple project is quick to set up, and it is a great way to re-use old pool noodles you may already have on-hand. You should be able to find all of the items needed for this project at your local dollar store or home improvement store. This outdoor obstacle course is perfect for encouraging active kids to burn off some of their extra energy! Yay for good, active, outdoor playtime fun!

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How to Make an Outdoor Obstacle Course -- this looks like fun!!

To make an outdoor obstacle course of your own, you will need:

Here is a quick video tutorial that shows step by step instructions for how to make an outdoor obstacle course:

Tip — No backyard? Try visiting a local playing field at a park. Be sure to take down and remove the obstacle course when you are done.

Many years ago, I worked as a nanny for 3 different families with boys and girls in a wide range of ages. The youngest was 2 years old and the oldest was 9 years old. This kickball croquet obstacle course proved to be an excellent activity we could all enjoy together! Great memories!

Have fun!

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  1. When the kids were little, we made obstacle courses in the house all the time. We should try this outdoor version now that they are a bit bigger and need more space to run.


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