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

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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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Just another user...
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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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Just another user...
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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.

Parmeisan
Community Member
1 year ago

I don't see that there's anything wrong with having Donald Duck or any other certain animal or cartoon (well, except that bear). Just... maybe not set it up so that his face is in the kid's privates?

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steve
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1 year ago

why are so many clebrities from the past doing illegal stuff

CrunChewy McSandybutt
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1 year ago

That tongue... this had to be on purpose.

Dilly Millandry
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1 year ago

That's Donald Duck's bowtie - but it does look like his tongue.

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glowworm2
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1 year ago

Well, what did you expect from a duck that doesn't wear any pants?

minerva15
Community Member
1 year ago

The internet loves Donald Duck, the kid friendly cartoon! Update: we regret to inform you Donald Duck is a pedophile.

Laugh Fan
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

Winnie-the-Pooh doesn't either - what is up with that?? 😮 EDIT - Replied to the wrong post (puts glasses on...) - meant to be in response to glowworm2 - 'well, what did you expect from a duck that doesn't wear any pants?' I'm explaining rather than deleting as sometimes a deleted post really makes me wonder what it said'.

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Hamlets twin
Community Member
1 year ago

Please tell me that's a bow tie and not a tongue...

Sierra Hall
Community Member
1 year ago

Anyone else think that Donald looks stoned?

Dilly Millandry
Community Member
1 year ago

Can only hope he is!

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Jaguarundi
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1 year ago

Interestingly, it rocks back and forth when in motion.

Christopher Columbus
Community Member
1 year ago

Just admiring the view!

arthur lindsay coker
Community Member
1 year ago

I suspect an eye camera

PandaPiñata
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1 year ago

I hope that´s a bow tie and not his tongue right there!

Lukáš Kratochvíl
Community Member
1 year ago

He is just doing his ABS workout

birdhouse
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh hell no!

Carmen Elena
Community Member
1 year ago

It HAD to be on purpose...

Kjorn
Community Member
1 year ago

we all know what he's looking

Joshua Jenkins
Community Member
11 months ago

Hey you wanna go for a ride

Sam Thorne
Community Member
1 year ago

I remember freaking out to that one when I was little, (I’m 60). You’d think they’d learn by now.

Feelin’ Memes
Community Member
1 year ago

Maybe they should just stick to the cars with character next to you for these type of rides.

rachel carter
Community Member
1 year ago

Why have Donald staring at his riders crotches...whoever designed this should have had Donald facing other way at least because this is a bit disturbing.

Hello it Smee
Community Member
1 year ago

Twist his nips to hold on

Kyana Winter
Community Member
1 year ago

I...I have no words...

Rowlie
Community Member
1 year ago

He can get no. Satisfaction

Dawn K
Community Member
1 year ago

There are a bunch of perverts designing playground equipment. It's absolutely disgusting.

Steve Carter
Community Member
1 year ago

If I could just lose a vertebra or a pair of ribs, I'll be able to reach it

Kelley Eidem
Community Member
1 year ago

Maybe the designer's computer should be checked to see what other images he might have on it.

Stannous Flouride
Community Member
1 year ago

Given DisneyCorp's notorious reputation for protecting their brand one would think that at some point one of the Mouse's minions must have okayed this monstrosity.

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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
Community Member
1 year ago

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

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