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Top 10 most popular cubby house projects

Projects Editor
Projects Editor


Cubby houses are great fun for kids and encourage creativity and physical activity. They can also be easily modified as your kids’ preferences change.


Bunnings Workshop members have shared many creative and budget-friendly kids projects.


Here are the top 10 most popular cubby house projects by pageviews: 


D.I.Y. cubby house using recycled pallet timberD.I.Y. cubby house using recycled pallet timber

1. D.I.Y. cubby house using recycled pallet timber by @Yorky88 


Marty added a rock climbing wall and a telescope in his cubby house to make playtime more fun. James (@woodalwaysworks) also shared his adaptable cubby house in the same discussion.


2. Cubby house with picket fence and planter box by @ProjectPete 


Pete's custom-built cubby house features tongue-and-groove cladding, a custom picket fence and a planter box. 


3. Kids cubby house with sandpit and slide by @weekenddiyer 


Adding fence pickets, a slide, bell, chalkboard and sandpit turned a flatpack cubby into an impressive playhouse. 


4. Two-storey pallet timber cubby house by @Tara86 


A unique two-storey cubby house with a steering wheel and slide built using recycled pallet timber and Merbau decking boards.


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5. D.I.Y. kids sandpit and chalkboard by @LePallet 


While adding a sandpit and chalkboard to his cubby house, pallet maestro Rylie included a colourful arrangement of Pine posts that brightened the entire play area. 


6. Wardrobe cubby house and wall-mounted bed by @woodalwaysworks 


James turned a built-in robe in his spare room into a two-storey cubby, creating a great space for kids to play indoors.


7. Kids playhouse using recycled materials by @LePallet 


Rylie built this cubby in sections so it was affordable and easy to transport. 


8. Pallet playhouse by @HansoloNZ 

Featuring hinged windows and a planter box, this cubby house can offer hours of imaginative play.D.I.Y. kids sandpit and chalkboardD.I.Y. kids sandpit and chalkboard


9. Teepee pallet cubby house by @LePallet 


Rylie built a teepee cubby house using recycled pallet timber for an affordable D.I.Y. project to keep the kids entertained.


10. Old cubby house renovation by @Jimi  


Restoring this 33-year-old cubby house kept it in the family for another generation to enjoy.


How to build a cubby house


Resident Bunnings D.I.Y. expert @MitchellMc has shared a step-by-step guide how to build a pallet cubby using recycled timber.


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These kids storage ideas should also come in handy when organising items like toys and books.



Last updated: October 2023

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