The beach bucket is the most nostalgic of all bucket varieties. As kids, it’s likely that these colored containers were our first ever bucket experience. These pint-sized pails usually measure in at a gallon or less, but they’re perfectly scaled to the children using them.
Here’s a way to provide some cheap entertainment to a child! The folks over at EcoProjecteer have developed what they call the “bucket swing” using a cut-up 5 gallon bucket.
Most 5 gallon buckets are made with very heavy duty plastic, but I would still consider reinforcing the eye holes the ropes are threaded through. I have had buckets split on me, and I would hate for that to happen to one of these swings.