Make Your Outdoor Wooden Playhouse Dreams Come True!

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Updated May 28, 2022.

Please note: I try to update this post often. There has been a shortage of cedarwood and lumber. If you find a wooden playhouse you like, I suggest snagging it. They sell out very fast, especially in spring and summer. I do my best to update each week!

For a little more wiggle room in the budget, here is the list of the best wooden playhouses for kids and toddlers under $500 (retailer prices are subject to change.) If you’re looking to do a wooden playhouse makeover, these playhouses are perfect.

Turn an outdoor playhouse into a dreamy play space your children will play in for hours! They can use their imaginations, have tea parties, spend the afternoon playing café, or do activities like coloring!

If these are heavy on your budget, check out my curated list of affordable wooden playhouses to paint and hack and see my daughter’s dreamy playhouse on a budget!

If your are in the market for an outdoor wooden playhouse, now is the time to get one!!

The KidKraft Forestview II Outdoor Wooden Playhouse is the perfect hideaway for your little ones. It features a covered porch, working door and shutters, and large windows that let in plenty of light.


The KidKraft Forestview II Outdoor Wooden Playhouse will give your little ones hours of fun and enjoyment. It features a working doorbell, mailbox, and flowerpot holders. The large windows let in plenty of light, making it perfect for pretend play. The front porch is the perfect spot for unwinding after a long day of play. Made from high-quality materials, this playhouse is built to last. Your children will enjoy exploring all the nooks and crannies of this Outdoor Wooden Playhouse for years to come.

Childrens wooden playhouses!


The Bancroft Playhouse by KidKraft is a dream playhouse makeover; the little wooden window shutters are the best. Imagine painting this playhouse your child’s favorite colors. With room enough to accommodate three children, this outdoor wooden playhouse has more than just the white picket fence: The working door opens onto a large and welcoming space complete with an inside cafe shelf where kids can make tea or color on their own time while mom’s away!

This painted wooden playhouse is the most adorable modern playhouse on the market!


If you are looking for a painted wooden playhouse that is modern, this adorbalke playhouse is it! Keep the original color or paint it with any color of the rainbow. Just attach decorations to match your theme–whatever is in store this season.

If you scour Pinterest, you’ll come up with some fun wooden playhouse paint ideas for girls and boys. The possibilities are endless. Your kids can have picnics, play chef in their own modern playhouse. This playhouse comes in modern white and natural wood. Both would be fantastic for an outdoor wooden playhouse! Hint: if your space allows it, playhouses are also fun indoors!

Give your little ones a place to call their own with this wood outdoor playhouse. It's perfect for imaginative play, and the bench provides a place for them to take a break. The compact size is perfect for small yards, and the wood construction is durable and weather-resistant.

The Sportspower Outdoor Playhouse is the perfect way for your kids to enjoy the outdoors. The wood construction is solid and durable, and the beautiful design will look great in any backyard. The playhouse features a bench where kids can sit and relax, as well as a slide for hours of fun. The best part is that the playhouse is easy to assemble, so you’ll be up and running in no time.

The kids will love spending time in this outdoor wooden playhouse, and you'll love knowing that they're safe and sound while they're playing. With the Country Vista playhouse, the possibilities are endless.


The KidKraft Country Vista Wooden Outdoor Playhouse is the perfect backyard play set for kids. It features a double-door entry, play kitchen, two benches, and a charming country design. The kids playhouse is made of durable wood construction that will withstand the elements and provide years of fun. The double doors allow easy access for kids, and the play kitchen has everything they need to cook up a feast. The two benches are the perfect spot for kids to take a break and enjoy the outdoors. The KidKraft Country Vista Wooden Outdoor Playhouse is a great addition to any backyard.

You can up up with so many wooden playhouse paint ideas for your kids! Doing a wooden playhouse makeover will customize your little house for your kids personalities!


This cottage playhouse features an adorable chimney, a working doorbell and is big enough to fit up to five children at once! This is a really great large wooden playhouse for big kids! With the included accessories such as a kitchen with cooking stovetop and sink or mailbox that has chalkboard surface for writing mail down – which are perfect additions any time of year – it will be hard not to get lost in imagination while playing on this one-of-a-kind house.


Looking for a Frozen-themed playhouse for your little one? Look no further than the KidKraft Disney Frozen Arendelle Playhouse. This beautiful wood kids playhouse is based on the Kingdom of Arendelle from the movie Frozen and is sure to delight any fan of the hit movie. It’s made of sturdy wood and has an icy blue roof that will be perfect for imaginative playtime. Your child can pretend to be Anna, Elsa, or any other character from the movie inside this magical playhouse. Order your own KidKraft Frozen Arendelle Playhouse today!

The KidKraft Pioneer Cottage Wooden Playhouse is the perfect outdoor playhouse for kids who love to pretend. With its classic design and bright colors, this playhouse is sure to become a favorite outdoor gathering spot for kids of all ages.


The KidKraft Pioneer Cottage Playhouse is a charming outdoor wooden playhouse that will bring hours of fun and enjoyment to your little ones. Featuring a working doorbell, this playhouse will be a hit with the whole neighborhood. The cottage comes complete with two mailboxes, a Dutch door, and four flowerpot holders. Made from durable weather-resistant materials, this playhouse is built to last. And with its easy assembly instructions, you’ll have it up and ready for play in no time. So bring the cottage home today and let the fun begin.


This is not your typical wooden playhouse for kids! Your children and their friends are going to spend hours with this outdoor wooden playhouse with built-in fun and activities. The Real Wood Adventures™ 5-in-1 Game house is a sturdy wooden playhouse that features different games on every surface! 


The Outsunny kids wooden playhouse is the perfect addition to any backyard. It’s a great place for kids to explore their imaginations and have fun. The playhouse comes with a working door, windows, mailbox, bench, and flowers pot holder. It’s the perfect place for kids to pretend to be in their own little world. The playhouse is made of durable wood that is built to last. It’s easy to assemble and comes with all the necessary hardware. The playhouse is a great gift for kids of all ages. It’s sure to provide hours of fun and laughter for years to come.]

This is the perfect sized toddler playhouse and can fit in a small space indoors or outdoors.


This affordable wooden playhouse is the closest and the same brand as the wooden playhouse we have in our playroom (see below). It’s the perfect size for a smaller room. If you’re looking for a fun and affordable way to keep your kids entertained, consider buying them a Sportspower Woodbridge Wooden Playhouse.

This playhouse is perfect for children of all ages and is sure to provide hours of entertainment. It’s also made from high-quality materials that will last for years. So, if you’re looking for an enjoyable way to keep your kids active and entertained, be sure to buy them one of these sturdy structures!

The Best AFFORDABLE Playhouses to do a Playhouse Makeover!


This little bungalow comes with a picket fence and a hanging birdhouse, the all-American dream! Your kids can play for hours in this adorable Lakeside Playhouse with a sink, a mail slot, chalkboard, and twin flower boxes that will allow your child’s imagination to soar. Can you imagine if you did a wooden playhouse makeover on this bungalow? The customization possibilities are endless.

Children love to play outdoors, and a wooden playhouse is the perfect way to encourage them to get some fresh air. An outdoor wooden playhouse can provide hours of fun, while also helping to develop motor skills and coordination.

In addition, a playhouse can be a great way for children to socialize and make new friends. However, it’s important to choose the right playhouse for your child. Make sure to pick a playhouse that is age-appropriate and big enough for your child to move around freely. Also, be sure to check that the playhouse is made from high-quality materials that can withstand the elements. With a little bit of planning, you can find the perfect outdoor wooden playhouse for your child.

You can see my post on painting and customizing our wooden playhouses here. It was an enjoyable project and looks so great in our playroom!

Happy (Playhouse) Hunting!

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