5 cool playroom upgrades kids will love

Some of the best memories happen in the playroom, so why not make your child’s favorite fun space extra special with some creative embellishments? No matter how skilled you are with a hammer and nail, there are many clever playroom glow-ups on TikTok to suit all assembly skill sets. Here are 5 cool playroom upgrades that will dazzle your kids. 

1. Rock Climbing Wall Playroom

You’ll never have to worry about kids climbing over your furniture when their playroom has a rock climbing wall! This rock wall is made with large plywood panels affixed to a wall with a colorful assortment of plastic rock climbing holds. A nylon climbing net hangs next to the rock wall, and giant bean bags on the floor provide a soft landing. 

2. Jungle Playroom


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Your little monkeys will have a blast jumping around a jungle-themed playroom. Pretend trees with hanging leaves are arranged against the walls, which have a colorful rainforest mural painted on them. Kids can literally slip into bed from the plastic slide in the corner of the room and then swing to the closet on a rope. 

3. Winter Wonderland Playroom

For kids who love Christmas, this playroom idea is the ultimate gift. A DIY pretend child-size gingerbread house sits surrounded by a train on tracks in the center of the room. Behind the gingerbread house is a Christmas tree, decorated with pastel ornaments, next to a nutcracker in a matching jacket. Another toy train chugs along, making stops around the room. 

4. DIY Playroom Playhouse

This custom play area looks like it’s straight out of a Nancy Meyers film. The filmer begins by building the frame of the playhouse out of wood. Next, they build a kitchen island, complete with a pretend marble surface, situated in the center. They then paint two silver mixing bowls in a matte gold color to hang as pendant lights. Mini counter stools and a wooden kitchen set make this playhouse a home. 

5. Pretend Town Playroom

This playroom is perfect for mini-adults. Upon entering the pretend town, the viewer is greeted with the local grocery store that puts the “mini” in mini-mart. Next to the market is a house that’s complete with all the necessary home furnishings and within walking distance to the bakery cart, hospital, beauty salon, and schoolhouse.

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