Turn The House Into A Playground – Fun Slides Designed For Kids

Kids love slides and who can blame them when even as adults we sometimes can’t resist the impulse…But slides are usually found outdoors and this limits the fun. So what happens when you bring a slide indoors? It’s very simple actually: the entire décor instantly become a lot more cheerful, fun and enjoyable.

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Turn the basement into a playground for the kids and add a slide so they can have fun going down there. It can be an addition to the already existing staircase.{found on erika_winters}.

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Replace the ladder kids use when climbing up in bed with a small slide. It makes getting out of bed a lot easier and a lot more fun. Waking up in the morning is something they’d actually look forward to.

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You can add a slide to the top bunk but keep the ladder too. It sure looks fun but two kids might have trouble sharing this feature. So find a way to make everyone happy.{found on reuschinteriordesign}.

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Some bunk beds are slides come as a set so the whole structure makes perfect sense. Although the slide makes it a bit more difficult to position the bed in the room, it also increases the fun.{found on prizantdesign}.

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How about a tube slide? That would be very fun and, because it’s twisted, it will also let you save space. Add such a slide to the playroom.{found on sarahgreenman}.

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On the other side you can opt for a climbing wall. Kids will get to exercise and have fun at the same time. Who can say staying indoors is not healthy when the playroom is actually more fun than the yard?{found on gabrielbuilders}.

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If you decide to turn the basement or some other room into a playground, if the ceilings are high enough you can make fun loft spaces and add a slide for the kids so they can have fun migrating from one area to another.{found on inouyedesign}.

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Build a fort for the kids and outfit it with a ladder and a slide. The kids can play inside, climb up to have a better view of everything that’s happening around them and slide down.{found on martinperri}.

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Or opt for a custom-designed structure like this one. Two beds are hidden at the bottom, a set of stairs with drawers leads to a playroom on top and a slide lets the kids come back down on the other side.

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All these are fun but they don’t compare to this awesome thing. It’s a slide built just like a suspension bridge.{found on karlneumannphoto}.

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Combine the staircase and the slide and opt for a two-in-one combo. You could split part of the bedroom in two and create a cozy loft bed area. You can also add another bed underneath and also squeeze in some storage.

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And for those times when you want to turn the existing staircase into a fun playground for the kids, you can opt for a folding slide which you can install on top of the stairs. It’s a safe, temporary option.{found on freshgadgets}.

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Sure, if you don’t have one of those folding slides you can always improvise. A cardboard box from a flat screen TV would be perfect.

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Slides can also become design elements in other parts of the house as well. For example, you can outfit your staircase with a lovely little slide on the side so kids can have fun coming downstairs for dinner.{found on chrdauer}.

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Or you can connect two floors with a giant stainless steel slide so both kids and adults can enjoy it. This is how the slide connects to the upper floor.

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And this is how it looks like from downstairs. It’s a really interesting feature. Use the staircase to go up and the slide to come back down.{found on turettarch}.

House with built in slideView in gallery

House with built in slideView in gallery

House with built in slideView in gallery

A similar slide was installed in a slightly different setting. It provides an interesting backdrop for the seating area and the whole open floor plan.

House with built in slideView in gallery

House with built in slideView in gallery

House with built in slideView in gallery

House with built in slideView in gallery

And if you’re serious about including a slide in your home, use it to make a dramatic statement with it. This stainless steel slide descends from the upper floor through the library ceiling and into the media room.{found on site}.

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A spiral staircase is perfect for a project that involves mixing in a slide. Not only that the combination looks very natural but it also creates a really cool and intriguing visual effect.

House with built in slideView in gallery

House with built in slideView in gallery

This place in South Korea features a truly amazing central staircase. Besides connecting the floors, the staircase also doubles as a library, a cinema and a play area. In addition, it also incorporates a slide.

House with built in slideView in gallery

House with built in slideView in gallery

This spiral slide is part of a family home in Indonesia. The concrete slide connects the kids’ bedroom and the open plan kitchen, it’s visible from the exterior and is situated over a pond in the yard.