You don’t have to dig just to give your kids a sandbox to play at. Use tractor tires!
What are the materials needed to make a DIY tire sandbox?
You’ll need these materials:
- Tractor Tire
- Pool noodle
- Old sheet/cloth or weed guard
- Plywood (for sandbox cover)
And these tools:
- Reciprocating saw
How to make a DIY tire sandbox?
You have to do some looking to find a used tractor tire, sand, and plywood. With little perseverance you can have these things for free.
1. Determine the size
Decide the size of tire you can use. You can make the hole bigger using the reciprocating saw if it’s too small for your kid.
2. Clean and paint the tire
Clean and paint the tire. Use light coloured exterior paints.
3. Cover the raw edges
When the tire dries up, cut open the pool noodle to cover the raw edges.
4. Fill up with sand
Fill up the tire with sand. Measure and cut the plywood which will be used to cover the sandbox when not in use.
Wonderful DIY tire sandbox ideas
Below are wonderful images that you can use to make your own DIY tire sandbox.
Click on any image to start the lightbox display. Use your Esc key to close the lightbox. You can also view the images as a slideshow if you prefer 8-)