17 Easy-to-Make and Interesting DIY Tents Ideas for Your Children to have Fun

A tent is the shelter comprised of fabric sheets or various other materials draped over an attachment to the frame of the poles or fixed to the supporting rope.  Earlier tents were used by the nomadic people but now these temporary shelters are used for camping and other recreational activities. Tents can be light in weight to be carried by the backpackers on boats or touring bicycles and there are the heavy ones, such as the circus tents, that can accommodate thousands of viewers. Here are some fantastic pop-up DIY tents ideas that you can make for your children to play during the summer time.

Interesting DIY Tents Ideas

  • Convert clothes rack into a DIY tent
  • A tee pee or conical tent crafted from wood and lace
  • Make an indoor cozy tented reading nook
  • Sew a tent for kids with crafted doors and windows
  • Dreamy reading outdoor tent made by using fabric over the clothesline in the backyard
  • Canopy tent with fabric and embroidery hoop
  • A no-sew tent using thread and bamboo
  • Outdoor tent with the help of fabric sheets and PVC pipes
  • A fancy clothesline playing tent
  • A play tent crafted with the help of dowels
  • A well-ventilated outdoor tent with windows made from vinyl

How to Make a Tent?

To make a quick makeshift tent you need two tarps, heavy-duty rope, four stakes and large rocks. The first step is tying of the frame. Make use of heavy-duty rope and tie it between two trees. Tie the rope high enough to avoid cramping inside the tent. The ground where you build your tent should be free from the pebbles, rocks or twigs. Hang your tarps and secure them one by one. Secure the walls of your tent to the ground firmly.

With these fun DIY tents ideas make a colorful and airy play tent for your child to make his summer holidays exciting.

Adorable Tent for Girls Party

Adorable Tent for Girls Party Via

Amazing and Simple Colorful Tents for Preschoolers

Amazing and Simple Colorful Tents for Preschoolers Via

Awesome Tents for Camp Enjoyment at Home with Bunting

Awesome Tents for Camp Enjoyment at Home with Bunting Via

Beautiful Tent with Wooden Stick and Burlap for Yard

Beautiful Tent with Wooden Stick and Burlap for Yard Via

Best Tents Handcrafted for Girls

Best Tents Handcrafted for Girls Via

Big White and Blue Floral Design Tent

Big White and Blue Floral Design Tent Via

Black _ Pink Fabric Teepee for Girls

Black & Pink Fabric Teepee for Girls Via

Blue DIY Tent Design for Boys

Blue DIY Tent Design for Boys Via

Boys Twins Goals Tents for Playing Area

Boys Twins Goals Tents for Playing Area Via

Bright Printed DIY Tent

Bright Printed DIY Tent Via

Castel Inspired Fabulous Tent for Girls

Castel Inspired Fabulous Tent for Girls Via

Children Party Decorated Tent

Children Party Decorated Tent Via

Cool Tent Idea for Girls

Cool Tent Idea for Girls Via

Cutest White Lace Tent for School Girls

Cutest White Lace Tent for School Girls Via

Decent Tents made for Camping

Decent Tents made for Camping Via

DIY Tents for 3 Kids

DIY Tents for 3 Kids Via

Golden Lights White Tent for Good Sleeping

Golden Lights White Tent for Good Sleeping Via

Hut Shaped Amazing Tent for Couple

Hut Shaped Amazing Tent for Couple Via

Jungle Inspired Perfect Tents for Twins

Jungle Inspired Perfect Tents for Twins Via

Little Kids Tent for Playing

Little Kids Tent for Playing Via

Lovely Handcrafted Tent for Playing

Lovely Handcrafted Tent for Playing Via

Pink Balloons Decorated Tents for Twins

Pink Balloons Decorated Tents for Twins Via

Pretty Pink Tent for Baby Girl

Pretty Pink Tent for Baby Girl Via

Simple Lace Tent for Night with Floral Design and Bunting

Simple Lace Tent for Night with Floral Design and Bunting Via

Spring Inspired Yellow Kids Tent

Spring Inspired Yellow Kids Tent Via

Star Printed Small Tent for Kids

Star Printed Small Tent for Kids Via

Stunning and Shining Tent for Girls

Stunning and Shining Tent for Girls Via

Three Pink DIY Tents for Girls with Bunting

Three Pink DIY Tents for Girls with Bunting Via

Trendy House Shaped White and Blue Tent

Trendy House Shaped White and Blue Tent Via

Two White Small Tents for Twins

Two White Small Tents for Twins Via

Unicorn Inspired Best Tent for Girls

Unicorn Inspired Best Tent for Girls Via

Yellow and Blue Tents for Garden

Yellow and Blue Tents for Garden Via

Just one hoola hoop and some fabric (select inexpensive men’s suiting fabric) for tent and you are ready to make this stunning DIY Play Tent Necktie Roof. It will a fun to make this lovely tent.

Just one hoola hoop and some fabric (select inexpensive men’s suiting fabric) for tent and you are ready to make this stunning DIY Play Tent Necktie Roof. It will a fun to make this lovely tent.

Lovely DIY No Sew Play Tent For Kids can keep you busy this weekend. Make one for your kids and they can have a lovely time!

Lovely DIY No Sew Play Tent For Kids can keep you busy this weekend. Make one for your kids and they can have a lovely time!

This homemade tent allows you to enjoy summer time to the fullest. You definitely need to invest a good amount of time and labor but it is definitely worth it.

This homemade tent allows you to enjoy summer time to the fullest. You definitely need to invest a good amount of time and labor but it is definitely worth it.

Cute DIY Tee Pee Tent is quite easy to make. In just a couple of hours, you can make this beautiful DIY Kids Tent for your chidren.

Cute DIY Tee Pee Tent is quite easy to make. In just a couple of hours, you can make this beautiful DIY Kids Tent for your chidren.

With the weather getting warmer your little princess definitely requires a cool tent to read her favorite story book in solace. Your cute little dog can also join her!

With the weather getting warmer your little princess definitely requires a cool tent to read her favorite story book in solace. Your cute little dog can also join her!

For making this super cute DIY no sew tent for kids you will need PVC pipes and tab curtains. You will also need a little rope and some PVC elbow joints.

For making this super cute DIY no sew tent for kids you will need PVC pipes and tab curtains. You will also need a little rope and some PVC elbow joints.

Allow your kids to experience the adventure of a campout or a tea party in their own beautiful camp. The frame is of PVC pipes and the use of outdoor fabric has been done to enhance the durability.

Allow your kids to experience the adventure of a campout or a tea party in their own beautiful camp. The frame is of PVC pipes and the use of outdoor fabric has been done to enhance the durability.

Your little sweet kitty will love this tent. Supplies that you require are a piece of cardboard, a patterned canvas, and some sponge or cotton. Get ready to make a customized original tent for your dear cat.

Your little sweet kitty will love this tent. Supplies that you require are a piece of cardboard, a patterned canvas, and some sponge or cotton. Get ready to make a customized original tent for your dear cat.

This DIY Princess Pavilion Tent can be made by spending under $20. Just visit the craft store get ¼” dowels. For frames and the window crossbars, you will need craft-weight fusible interfacing. Instead of using regular bedsheets, go for twill or drill. Some embellishments you need to decorate your tent.

This DIY Princess Pavilion Tent can be made by spending under $20. Just visit the craft store get ¼” dowels. For frames and the window crossbars, you will need craft-weight fusible interfacing. Instead of using regular bedsheets, go for twill or drill. Some embellishments you need to decorate your tent.

You can easily make this DIY Teepee Play Tent with the help of dowels, trim, a canvas drop cloth and some fabric! Isn’t this simply adorable? Your kids will love it for sure!

You can easily make this DIY Teepee Play Tent with the help of dowels, trim, a canvas drop cloth and some fabric! Isn’t this simply adorable? Your kids will love it for sure!

For this Hula Hoop Dome Tent DIY, you will need hoola hoops and canvas! Let your kids enjoy their own space.

For this Hula Hoop Dome Tent DIY, you will need hoola hoops and canvas! Let your kids enjoy their own space.

This pretty darn easy DIY tent for kids is definitely worth giving a try. It seems to be uncomplicated and your kids will have a lovely time playing in it.

This pretty darn easy DIY tent for kids is definitely worth giving a try. It seems to be uncomplicated and your kids will have a lovely time playing in it.

Let your little champions play outside in this cozy and cute DIY kids tent. They can fun, plan tea parties and play games in their own little tent.

Let your little champions play outside in this cozy and cute DIY kids tent. They can fun, plan tea parties and play games in their own little tent.

Check out this wonderful DIY A-frame Tent and make one for your super cute kids. They will love it!

Check out this wonderful DIY A-frame Tent and make one for your super cute kids. They will love it!

Do not throw away your favorite T-shirt. You can reuse it by making a cute DIY Cat Tent for your dear kitty.

Do not throw away your favorite T-shirt. You can reuse it by making a cute DIY Cat Tent for your dear kitty.

Now, this is a smart and wonderful idea! You can buy an IKEA CIRKUSTALT tent at just $20 and then transform it to match it with your kid's room décor.

Now, this is a smart and wonderful idea! You can buy an IKEA CIRKUSTALT tent at just $20 and then transform it to match it with your kid’s room décor.

How about this Fun DIY Hula Hoop Summer Camping Backyard Hideout Tent? You can place these tents in your backyard or even in your kids room.

How about this Fun DIY Hula Hoop Summer Camping Backyard Hideout Tent? You can place these tents in your backyard or even in your kids room.

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