Kids' playgrounds are supposed to be a hub for a child's imagination, so the designs must yield to creativity. While Danish brands such as LEGO and MONSTRUM are superstars with innovative playset creations, some jungle gym designers just seem to miss the mark.

Below is a compilation of playground design fails that are far from friendly. Who knew that once wholesome characters like Frosty, the Snowman or Spiderman could become so inappropriate with just a few bad design placements. Yes, some of these backyard playgrounds are so disturbing you will wonder how the designer or parents missed it. Scroll down below to see photos of hilariously shady playground equipment that are definitely not age-appropriate, but are sure to give you a good laugh. Don't forget to upvote your favs!

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Laugh Fan
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1 year ago

Flipping hell... no-one in their right mind, surely?

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#2

All Aboard Thomas The Existential Angst Engine

All Aboard Thomas The Existential Angst Engine

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Kaisu Rei
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1 year ago (edited)

He's just going through some stuff, okay?

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#3

Really? For Kids To Play?

Really? For Kids To Play?

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Антон Христов
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1 year ago

Depends how you look at it. It can be quite useful for explaining how did they came to existence.. OR NOT.

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#4

Uhhh... You Alright There, Pikachu?

Uhhh... You Alright There, Pikachu?

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Kaisu Rei
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1 year ago

There is no excuse for this, who thought it was a good idea???

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#5

Just A Regular Russian Playground, Nothing To See Here

Just A Regular Russian Playground, Nothing To See Here

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Laugh Fan
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1 year ago

Did someone wake up with the head next to them on a pillow Mafia-style?

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#6

My Friend Is In South Korea And She Saw This In A Playground

My Friend Is In South Korea And She Saw This In A Playground

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Kaisu Rei
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1 year ago

Excuse me but what's going on here??

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#7

Ouch

Ouch

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Just another user...
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1 year ago (edited)

Child: WEEEEEEEEE Child: WEEEEEEEEE Child: WEEEEEEEEE Child: *roblox death sound*

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#8

But Why

But Why

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Paan Sy
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1 year ago

hahahaha at least it is colorful

Daria B
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1 year ago

Rave pee party ♥

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Kjorn
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1 year ago

kids must find that funny

glowworm2
Community Member
1 year ago

Piss the rainbow!

Night Owl
Community Member
1 year ago

At least the colors match. But the yellow one should have green hair.

Viktor Zagreba
Community Member
1 year ago

This is Kyiv, Ukraine, and it is not a playground but a street art composition. Which us really cool to be around!:) It makes people smile :)

GrumpyCat7
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1 year ago

That's ART?!??!!

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Daria B
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

At Central Park in Songdo (S.Korea), there is a water fountain kinda thing with human size sculptures of people and a dog pee real water. The characters are made to look cartoony and funny. Here it's considered as childish humor. And then you have those Renaissance Rome water fountains pleasing the crowd with peeing baby angels in Europe. We're not that different after all. I find it amusing.

El Lie
Community Member
1 year ago

Manneken pis reference

Kelly Horrigan
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1 year ago

Manneken Pis Rainbow Coalition

JD Cassavaugh
Community Member
1 year ago

Golden shower has been upgraded to rainbow.

Dowbo
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1 year ago

Guy on the right needs to up his hydration game! God help the others!

Janina Prado
Community Member
1 year ago

Jaundice is not a good colour on him.

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Dian Parama Kosala
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1 year ago

Is that new Teletubbies?

stellermatt
Community Member
1 year ago

if you want a rainbow, ya gotta put up with giant jelly babies pissing in a park, as the old saying goes.

Harrison Rose
Community Member
1 year ago

Phew! I thought I was the only one who's pee is red! Guess the doctor was wrong.

BusLady
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1 year ago

I would highly recommend a second opinion, Harrison.

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John Backus
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1 year ago

Pissing contest ???

Melissa Losos
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1 year ago

Manneken Pis 8427479288...65f25f.jpg 8427479288_b31f3028ba_b-5c435bd65f25f.jpg

Molly Block
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1 year ago

They should have painted each of the 'streams' yellow.

BusLady
Community Member
1 year ago

Golden comment.

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GB1997
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1 year ago

think this one is more of a weird art installation than a play area lol. I see some street art in the corner, might be a quirky town

BoredDragonfly
Community Member
1 year ago

It is street art. Like Viktor Zagreb's said above: "This is Kyiv, Ukraine, and it is not a playground but a street art composition. Which us really cool to be around!:) It makes people smile :)"

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Maren Langos
Community Member
1 year ago

Art.

JOY JACKSON
Community Member
4 months ago

they should probably see something

John Bennick
Community Member
1 year ago

Hahahaha...those zany Europeans!

Frozengeckolover
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1 year ago

I've seen statues of peeing boys before, but wow! This is by far the weirdest.

T Rex King
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1 year ago

RAINBOW PISS

Erica D B
Community Member
1 year ago

If you look at it from a different angle the poles might not look like they're coming out of you-know-what

Elizabeth Butler
Community Member
1 year ago

little boys love it

sharron lynn parsons
Community Member
1 year ago

Good grief !!!

Aitchilm
Community Member
1 year ago

See children, this is what happens when you drink too much Kool-Aid.

Eva van Loon
Community Member
1 year ago

Could give little boys an inferiority complex?

Tim Garber
Community Member
1 year ago

This has to be Brussels.

Sharon Palmer
Community Member
1 year ago

Rainbow widdles

Dorien Biesmans
Community Member
1 year ago

it's our national symbol & you can find him in the capital (brussels) he even had a girlfriend nearby, viva la belgique (no kiddin)

Dorien Biesmans
Community Member
1 year ago

it's our national symbol (no kiddin!) Viva la Belgique & find him in the capital (brussels) & he even has a girlfriend nearby !

Vinniegret
Community Member
1 year ago

Ah, it's Belgium. It's their pride and joy.

Troy Currie
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

It's a Brussles, Belgium thing... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manneken_Pis

Madonna Rose
Community Member
1 year ago

No no no

Madonna Rose
Community Member
1 year ago

What the......

Michelle Dodson
Community Member
1 year ago

Because they could?

arthur lindsay coker
Community Member
1 year ago

colour will out

Colette Chicoine
Community Member
1 year ago

Mans inhumanity to inhumanity.

Abigail Kreiss
Community Member
1 year ago

Kinda leaves us girls out of the fun...

bossbob64
Community Member
1 year ago

Ah, to have a youthful prostate again.

Lillian Allen
Community Member
1 year ago

T^T

Irina Logvin
Community Member
1 year ago

The sculptural composition "Rainbow" is one of the 17 art objects that appeared in 2011 in the First Ukrainian Park of Modern Sculpture and Installation "Kiev Fashion Park"

Irina Logvin
Community Member
1 year ago

Park of modern sculpture and installation "Kiev Fashion Park"

Jan Quin
Community Member
1 year ago

W h a t !!

Suzanne Dunne
Community Member
1 year ago

Can,t stop laughing !!

Billy 42
Community Member
1 year ago

love it !!!!

Adrian Castro
Community Member
1 year ago

Power rangers in shower time

Pavel Popovichenko
Community Member
1 year ago

It’s not a playground. It’s some kind of art at the walking alley

Pavel Popovichenko
Community Member
1 year ago

It is not children playground. It is some kind of art at walking

Neal Brondgeest
Community Member
1 year ago

this is a typical belgian icon. He is the mascot of brussel. he's called manneke pis translates:little man piss. no joke

April Garcia Andrade
Community Member
1 year ago

THIS IS WHY NORTH KOREA WANTS TO BOMB US

Anastasia Rays'ka-Ptashka
Community Member
1 year ago

This is not a playground. It’s an open air museum of modern art in downtown Kyiv, Ukraine.

Jammy Tee
Community Member
1 year ago

I think this one was just meant to be art.

Raheen Ballard
Community Member
1 year ago

Is the second one a young Donald Trump?

Felicia Dale
Community Member
1 year ago

*laughs hysterically*

Jen Cox
Community Member
1 year ago

😂😂😂

Tanksear Industries
Community Member
1 year ago

They look so serious, too.

Zaheen Muhammad
Community Member
1 year ago

Seems Thanos fooled around different galaxies and left the babies on earth!

Sel Bonda
Community Member
1 year ago

"Kids, colour of your pee should be the colour of your body"

Donna Reynolds
Community Member
1 year ago

4 degrees of creepy

Mia J
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh, come on! Seriously?!

Marina MN
Community Member
1 year ago

Uummmm...

MinnowClaw666
Community Member
1 year ago

*OOF*

S Bagci
Community Member
1 year ago

Someone on acid designed this .

Kim Mahood
Community Member
1 year ago

Haha manneke piss!

Purple_haired_teenager
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1 year ago

No words.

Petra Christovová
Community Member
1 year ago

While most of the other submissions are really horrid, this one seems original and funny to me. I would bet that kids like this.

birdhouse
Community Member
1 year ago

F**K off! Is this real??

OI Loi
Community Member
1 year ago

This isn't even a coincidence

Symbole Simple
Community Member
1 year ago

They're little angels.

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#9

Never Split Your Legs When You Slide Down

Never Split Your Legs When You Slide Down

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minerva15
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1 year ago

Looks like a bunch of bananas!

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#10

This Mickey Mouse At A Local Play Park

This Mickey Mouse At A Local Play Park

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Aaron Kara
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1 year ago

please...kill me

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#11

Not Exactly The Right Place For A Playground

Not Exactly The Right Place For A Playground

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Just another user...
Community Member
1 year ago

i can see myself slipping. slipping when it’s dry. slipping when I’m walking slowly. this is my problem ;-;

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#12

Spiderman Bounce House

Spiderman Bounce House

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Aaron Kara
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1 year ago

The pump that inflates the castle probably needs to be inserted into the anus... because, spiderman

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#13

Well That's A Penis...

Well That's A Penis...

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PandaJon
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1 year ago

The Luigi "Penis Pie" Special

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#14

If You’re A 10 Foot Child And Want To Learn Braille Do I Have The Playground For You!

If You’re A 10 Foot Child And Want To Learn Braille Do I Have The Playground For You!

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seauf
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1 year ago

I feel short

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#15

This Awful Slide Placement

This Awful Slide Placement

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Jo Smith
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1 year ago

The hilarious thing is that the other side, elephants have this appendage that would be perfect for a slide... I forget the name... what is it? OH YEAH, THE TRUNK!

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#16

This Terrifying Playground For Children

This Terrifying Playground For Children

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Aaron Kara
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1 year ago

Kill it with fire

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#17

So I Took My Son To A Playground In Poland...

So I Took My Son To A Playground In Poland...

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Daria Z
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1 year ago

Now THAT's what usually springs to mind when I hear "spotted dick pudding"

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#18

Come And Play, Children

Come And Play, Children

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1 year ago

Child: *copies Pirate role model* Parental figure: where the hell did I go wrong?

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#19

This Spiderman Children's Ride Has A Visible Panty Line

This Spiderman Children's Ride Has A Visible Panty Line

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Stimpy
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1 year ago

Well, I guess they just used a basemodel for a superman-type hero (knickers-on-the-outside-style) and repainted it as spiderman...

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#20

Morg And Lisu

Morg And Lisu

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Enuya
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1 year ago

These are post-apocalyptic Simpsons. I mean, after they turned into zombie.

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#21

Make Fun Safe

Make Fun Safe

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Aahzmandus Pervect
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1 year ago

Help us make fun safe by eliminating the fun!

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#22

Spotted At A Local Park On The Play Structure. Teaching Kids About The Planets... That Revolve Around The Earth...?

Spotted At A Local Park On The Play Structure. Teaching Kids About The Planets... That Revolve Around The Earth...?

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ViolinLover
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1 year ago

And the sun does not exist...?

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#23

This Useless Playground Tic-Tac-Toe Board

This Useless Playground Tic-Tac-Toe Board

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1 year ago

OOH! FIRST TO TWO WINS! I WILL CHALLENGE ANYONE TO THIS— anyone under 5

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#24

Guess Donald Duck Really Likes Kids

Guess Donald Duck Really Likes Kids

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Laugh Fan
Community Member
1 year ago

You'd think designers would know by now that certain animals, cartoon characters and people do NOT make good playground rides/games/toys. Maybe it would be best to just put good quality equipment in a playground and give up on this kind of thing.

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#25

This Monstrosity

This Monstrosity

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steve
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1 year ago

why are there so many plagyground things like these...

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#26

Uhh... Spongebob?

Uhh... Spongebob?

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S.
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1 year ago

He's ... He's staring right into my soul ...

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#27

At The Playground

At The Playground

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Laugh Fan
Community Member
1 year ago

Designed by someone dyslexic? It's the kind of thing my husband would do with the form of dyslexia he has.

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#28

This Playground Of A Private Kindergarten In Omsk, Russia

This Playground Of A Private Kindergarten In Omsk, Russia

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Major Houlihan Bear
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1 year ago

You always get in. Out is another question :)

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#29

Kids Playground In Ukraine

Kids Playground In Ukraine

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Potterhead Unicorn
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1 year ago

That's actually pretty damn cool.

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#30

I'm Just Gonna Leave This Here

I'm Just Gonna Leave This Here

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Enuya
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1 year ago

Winnie the Pooh after years of honey and hard drugs abuse.

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