- A list made by Do You Remember? shows new ways of using old trampolines to give them a second lease of life
- From useful things like a vegetable garden to other toys for the kids like a goal post, there are plenty of ways to re-purpose trampolines that don’t get used
- An outside movie theater, a chicken coop, and stylish archways are some of the other ways to put that old trampoline to use
Many families know the sight of an abandoned trampoline in their yards.
They’re one of those items kids tend to play with a few times and then forget about.
With prices that range from a few hundred dollars to as much as more than several thousand, trampolines are an investment that often goes to waste.
An outdoor tent: Tent fixtures that clip onto the edge of circular trampolines allow for a very easy way of giving kids a new way of playing outdoors
A swing: Just grab some strong metal cables and hang the trampoline from a tree, and voila! you have a swing that even adults can use for some relaxing time
An outdoor movie theater: Grab a projector, place the trampoline base against a tree and sit back and enjoy a film
But a list compiled by the site Do You Remember? shows different fun ways that trampolines can be re-purposed.
A popular way to use old trampolines seems to be for gardening, as the base works perfectly for gardens and the mesh is great for keeping weeds and animals out.
Whether you want to turn the trampoline you never use into something useful such as an instant umbrella for your backyard, or another toy for the kids like an outdoor tent, this list has an option.
A patio umbrella: Attach the trampoline’s base to taller metal legs and you have a great way ok keeping out of the sun during a hot summer day
A vegetable garden: All you have to do is flip the trampoline upside-down and you have a great space for a vegetable garden, thanks to the mesh that keeps weeds and animals out
A goal post: Just cut that old trampoline in half and use the base to anchor it to the ground and you have a great goal post for the kids to use when they play soccer
An outside movie theater, a chicken coop, and stylish archways are some of the other ways to put that old trampoline to use.
The best part is not much is needed for this do-it-yourself ideas.
However, all of these new uses require taking the trampoline apart, so it’s important anyone who tries them is ready to say goodbye to it permanently.
Hammock meets tipi meets tent: Go from bouncing to lounging by turning your trampoline into a place to relax
An archway: Remove the trampoline’s base and anchor the frame to the ground for a beautiful do-it-yourself archway that will get covered with vines and flowers
A chicken coop: An old trampoline makes for the perfect place for a chicken coop, as it keeps predators away and the chickens in