This rolling pipe slide is not the typical slide found in a typical playground, which makes it more fun! Its unique design means that it can be enjoyed by people of all ages, and it’s a great way to add some excitement to your playground.
As a parent, it is always important to find new and interesting activities for the kids. Not only does this help keep them occupied, but it also helps them to learn and grow. There are a lot of great resources out there for finding fun activities for kids, and I’m sure that other parents are always on the lookout for new ideas.
In our backyard, we have a sandpit, a tepee, and two rubber swings. All these were DIY projects my husband and I made two summers ago. My children were happy with them until they got bored. When I noticed that they didn’t play outside as much anymore, I had to do something. I decided to add some new elements to the backyard play area.
Since we didn’t have a slide yet, we knew we had to have one. We knew we needed a slide for the playground since we didn’t have one yet. It would be a great addition that the kids would enjoy for many years, no matter how tall they got. We wanted a slide that was durable and would last through all kinds of weather.
We found this great gem of an idea for a rolling pipe slide. It’s not the typical slide found in a typical playground but that makes it more fun! This particular rolling pipe slide is made out of PVC pipes, which makes it both sturdy and lightweight. It’s easy to set up and take down, which is great for busy families. Plus, it’s a great way to get kids moving and active.
Now go get help and start building this rolling pipe slide! This is a great opportunity to get some exercise while also having a lot of fun. Just be sure to follow the instructions carefully in order to avoid any accidents.
You can find step-by-step instructions for how to build a rolling pipe slide in the video below. This slide is a great way to add some excitement to your backyard, and it’s perfect for little ones to enjoy. Be sure to follow the instructions carefully to ensure a safe and fun experience for everyone.
Before beginning any project, it is important to have all of the necessary materials on hand. This is especially true for the rolling pipe slide project, where even a small oversight can cause big problems. To help you get started, we’ve compiled a list of everything you’ll need for the project.
What are you waiting for? Start gathering them now and get started!
Materials needed to make a rolling pipe slide:
2 pcs 2”x10”x16’ (Main Side Rails)
2 pcs 2”x6”x16’ (Safety Rails)
2 pcs 4”x4”x8’ (Legs – you will need 2 more if not setting the upper end on the platform)
4 pcs 2”x4”x8’ (on 2’ centres between the bottom of main side rails)
2 pcs 2”x6”x8’ (Angle bracing on bottom of slide)
15 pcs 3”x10’ PVC 90 – 3” PVC Domed Caps
23 lengths of ½” electrical conduit (outside diameter is just under 3/4”)
¾” wood drill bit
24 pcs 3.5” lag screws to secure main rails and safety rails into the 4X4 posts
Saw to cut wood & PVC
Saw or grinder to cut conduit
5lb box of 3” outdoor wood screws
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You can watch the video of the tutorial here…