Quick Outdoor Kids Tent Idea

Last year I decided to throw a little birthday party for my daughter in the garden, the weather was perfect that time in London. ;)
Temperature has risen to 30'C week before so I started to worry about amount of shade for the kids.
I had a tent in mind for some time now, searching the internet for ideas.
Finally, I choose to check my flat and garden sheds for potential materials and stuff I could use to make one. :)
What I found to make the tent :
2 metal stand plant holders
2 bamboo sticks
strong viscose string
old duvet cover
6 tent pegs
Sharpie markers (optional)
Making a tent construction...
Not everyone has stand metal holders right? :)
If you can't find anything suitable then two long branches with a Y end are perfect too!
Making a tent cover.
I remembered I had some old cheap duvet covers which we stopped using ages ago, plain white.
The plain white seemed to be boring, drawing on it was the next idea. ;)
I used Sharpie markers for this step.
Bare in mind, if you are willing to build a quick tent yourself, I am not expecting you to use the same stuff obviously. it's just an inspiration. :)
I am trying to encourage you to look around and get an idea of what can be useful for this project.
The purpose is to reuse items we already have, without buying anything!

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