6 DIY Beach Tents To Prevent Sun Burning

6 diy beach tents to prevent sun burning cover

We are in the middle of summer and as great as sunshine is, its rays can be really harmful, especially to the little ones. One of the best ways to get outside and prevent sun burning is a beach tent. We’ve gathered some beach tents for both adults and kids, take a look and go DIY some!

Protection from the sun is important when you’re at the beach, which is why this DIY project is so great. With just a few inexpensive materials, you can create your own beach tent that will keep you shaded while relaxing on the beach. Set a couple of chairs under the tent and enjoy a cold beverage, a good book or both! When the sun starts to set, packing up is a breeze. Simply roll the PVC pipes in the shower curtain and use a yoga mat strap for easy transporting.

simple DIY beach tent of a shower curtain and PVC pipes (via www.hgtv.com)

simple DIY beach tent of a shower curtain and PVC pipes (via www.hgtv.com)

Babies are very tender and it can be harmful for them to go to the beach. We know that sunscreen for babies can be a choice that really tears you apart as a parent, since many pediatricians are opposed to its use. That is why a tent is a great compromise. It will provide great shade and keep them off the ground, which is really nice if your outing involves sand. Now that they’re so popular there are tons of great options that are easy to pop up and have special features to accommodate babies. Here’s a pretty idea to cover up your baby on the beach, get inspired!

DIY nautical baby beach tent (via www.rookiemoms.com)

DIY nautical baby beach tent (via www.rookiemoms.com)

This craft was inspired by a little family on the beach who built a simple tent of sticks. They made an easy little beach tent with a sheet instead of lugging a big beach umbrella. The baby napped in the shade while they continued to enjoy the noon sun. The author of the tutorial decided to try it, too, and she totally loved the result. If you like it too, read how to secure the curtain with sticks and make your own tent.

DIY boho beach tent of sticks and a shower curtain (via sayyes.com)

DIY boho beach tent of sticks and a shower curtain (via sayyes.com)

If you want to make the most of endless beaches, having sun shade is crucial. Carrying an umbrella is cumbersome, and let’s face it, it never really fits adults. Create a shaded place to lounge on the beach. Using a couple tools, make a DIY bench tent you’ll be using for years to come. If you’re headed to the tropics for your honeymoon, this fun beach tent fits in a suitcase, is lightweight and it takes just a few minutes to set up.

DIY beach tent of fabric and pipes (via ruffledblog.com)

DIY beach tent of fabric and pipes (via ruffledblog.com)

As warm weather starts to hit you can throw such a tent up on the beach, in the woods, a park, or even in your backyard for a day filled with relaxation, food, reading, music and a nap! If you want to make a tent for just one person you can use one tripod to drape or stretch out two side by side to make it a little roomier. Then all you need to do is throw a blanket down with some pillows, a picnic basket, a book and anything else you want to keep you company on your fabulous day of sun and relaxation.

DIY boho beach tent using sticks and a shower curtain (via thesimplesol.com)

DIY boho beach tent using sticks and a shower curtain (via thesimplesol.com)

If you love beaches but your skin is slightly less enthusiastic, no matter how much sunscreen you put on, a portable beach tent is your answer to this burning problem. It’s simple to make, lightweight, and allows to take breaks from the sun while still getting to watch the waves. And here you created a re-usable and lightweight beach shade that will give you respite from the sun, allowing you to stay and play all day!

DIY portable beach shade (via www.instructables.com)

DIY portable beach shade (via www.instructables.com)