Homes with kids may often need some spaces which are used for play alone, and these should be independent of the primary home structures. These include any number of structures and installations, one of which are loafing sheds. These are relatively new things, but things that were developed from old and basic structures.
Sheds often have the most basic designs, usually just a roof and posts to help support the roof. These are meant for light protection against weather elements, but the openness is something ideal for things like waiting for bus rides or taxis. For homes loafers are often a nuisance when they get in the way of chores being done.
So sheds that they can hang out in may be the answer. In fact, this answer is something that is highly affordable, and sometimes loafing there can convince loafers themselves how there might be more interesting stuff to do, like work. Again the structure is basic but then, it will often have three sides walled in and one open for going in or out of.
The materials are also basic, like galvanized iron sheets, some two by two lumber for support and the like. In summer this might very well turn into mini ovens, but the open area can let the air in and provide relief. Even so, there are no extras that make a home very comfortable even in the hottest of summers, like AC or insulation.
For kids or teens, the challenge though is to behave well enough to be let off the hook. Or to use their loafing structures when they are sure that they do not actually want to do the chores they have been asked to do. This means that going into the enclosure can be a choice for members of the family, not only kids but adults as well.
Loafing is not something that is valued in this country, although there are a lot loafers found here. The thing is that there may be some need to chill out and relax, be with friends and even do some hobby stuff with them in places which provide them with a minimum of shade and ventilation. A loafing install therefore can be a highly positive thing in this sense.
That means that you can use it for just about anything that you could think of. And this is a thinking area, too, something that relies on work in terms of intelligence because it is bare and spartan. So you could actually bring in your artist stuff for instance and do your work here.
In fact, many artists or art students prefer using this shed for its minimum of facilities and necessities. That means that these individuals can concentrate more on their work because such a structure does not offer a lot of distractions. And distractions are often some of the worst enemies of artists.
Such spaces are also excellent for meditation. You might have it floored or use a temporary mat or floor surface to make it useful for things like yoga. Any activity done here also depends on the size of the shed, but usually for most standards it is a small, single person space.