The Handwerker Gingerbread Playhouse, designed by John V. Handwerker in the 1890s, is a small Victorian playhouse built for his children and modeled after the stables that stood on the property of his home in Memphis, Tennessee. The playhouse has a door opening and side window openings. What makes this kid’s outdoor playhouse so cool is the roof hatch, which opens to a two-floor playhouse with a storage space beneath the floor. I have designed this playhouse with porch, so you can put a smile on your kids faces. We were thinking either tarp or astro-turf. Don’t want to bother with the traditional square playhouse? Never owned astroturf, but we are heading over to Home Depot today to check it out. Then you can build a triangular playhouse in your backyard thanks to diynetwork.com. Besides, building a playhouse is a fun woodworking project you can do with the whole family. Not only is this playhouse triangular instead of a boring box shape, but it’s got two stories. To get you started, we have a collection of 31 free DIY playhouse plans complete with pictures and step-by-step instructions to follow. In addition to saving on your shipping costs (compared to a pre-built playhouse), our pre-cut, pre-primed, ready-to-assemble kits make it easy to … DIY Playhouse Kits | DIY Storage Shed Kits Our DIY playhouse kits are perfect for the DIY handyman or unskilled parents! 1. So, if you’re looking for an easy project that can be finished in a weekend, this is it. The basic floor plan exists, but you'll have to improvise—if you have advanced carpentry skills, then go for it. I"m concerned a tarp might be too slippery. Let’s get started. Your children will also love the loft with the ladder. Moreover, the playhouse has a roomy front porch. Buying an outdoor playhouse for my 18 month old DD tomorrow and we would like to have some sort of a "floor" for it. The epic roof hatch opens to a playhouse equipped with a chalkboard … See my other DIY projects HERE. The frame is made from 2x2s so you get a sturdy structure that is easy to build and budget friendly. 43 Free DIY Playhouse Plans That Children & Parents Alike Will Love Posted on December 18, 2017 February 21, 2019 by Sudarshan Kar Disclaimer | This article may contain affiliate links, this means that at no cost to you, we may receive a small commission for qualifying purchases.