5 DIY Sandbox With Cover Ideas You Cannot Miss

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Buying a sandbox with cover is obviously the most practical solution. However, if you enjoy getting creative with DIY projects and want to surprise your kids with a unique model that can't be found in a shop… roll up your sleeves!

Here are 5 DIY sandbox cover ideas to get your crafty juices flowing. 

We've made sure to include tutorials for every budget and skill level, especially with a few projects that involve items and materials that you probably already have at home or were about to bin. 

Don't you dare take that dresser to the dumpster!

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Upcycled DIY sandbox with cover

We might as well start with this one just in case you thought we were joking. Yes, you can make a sandbox with cover using that old dresser that looks a bit outdated!

Upcycled DIY sandbox with cover

Upcycled DIY sandbox with cover

Wooden sandbox with cover

Were you after something bigger? If you've got a large garden or backyard and would rather build something from scratch, this wooden sandbox with cover could be your solution.

Wooden sandbox with cover

Wooden sandbox with cover

Color-block sandbox with cover… from a bookcase!

Some parents just never run out of creative ideas! As well as from a dresser, apparently you can create a DIY sandbox with cover using an old bookcase.

Color-block sandbox with cover

Color-block sandbox with cover

DIY sandbox with tent-style cover

Here we have a very different type of DIY sandbox with cover: instead of featuring a lid-style accessory to use once playtime is over, it flaunts a beautiful sail-like tent!

DIY sandbox with tent-style cover

DIY sandbox with tent-style cover

DIY sandbox with folding lid and seats

We'll be honest: this isn't the easiest sandbox to build for beginners! However, if you're already pretty skilled at DIY projects involving wood or you're simply up for a challenge, this deluxe sandbox with folding lids and seats will be a real treat for your kids.

DIY sandbox with folding lid and seats

DIY sandbox with folding lid and seats