This weekend my husband and I made Sweet pea a home made ball pit for her birthday. It was a very fun project for the two us! I can't say the whole project went together quickly, but not too hard though. ;)
My hubby used 1/2" PVC pipe for the entire frame, this was the quick part. Next I made sheer curtains for the sides and front. I made one solid curtain for the sides, to help keep the balls in, and two panels for the front with ties to keep them open. I then made a fabric bottom to hold the balls in. The bottom, front, sides and back are one solid piece. It slips over the bottom of the frame and ties on the sides 12" up and also ties on the back side on the top.
The birthday girl was very excited to receive this gift!
And so was her brothers! lol
But she was happy to share. :)
I then made the top. It has scalloped edge all the way around the top and ties in the corners and the center of the front and back.
I am very pleased with the way it came out. I can say so is Sweet pea.
It is tall enough for our almost 8 year old to stand up in it, so plenty of room to grow for her. It is 4' long x 3' wide and 4' tall.
Sweet pea mostly throws the balls out and the boys fetch them for her, lol. I think this is gift she will enjoy for years to come!