As you are well aware, the days are getting shorter and the temperature is getting colder as fall quickly ushers us along towards winter.
Many children, depending on which region you live in, wait for the bus each morning in freezing cold temperatures, snow, and rain.
If you want to keep your children safe and out of the elements, why not build a bus shelter? There are several websites that offer free, step-by-step plans for building bus shelters at the roadside.
Simply choose which type of bus shelter is appropriate for your area, children, and budget by using the how to build a shelter directory below.
Print your materials list and the step-by-step instructions straight from your computer. Always check with your local town or city to see which permits, if any, are needed to build a bus shelter and which regulations must be followed.
How to Build a Bus Shelter Directory
Build a Bus Shelter Plans for Beginners
EHow.com: Tarp Shelter, Inexpensive
Build a Bus Shelter Plans for Intermediates
Ehow.com: Wooden Shelter
EHow.com: Rustic Adirondack Shelter
Build a Bus Shelter Plans for the Advanced
Lowes.com: Wooden Shelter
OutdoorLife.com: Fancy Adirondack Mini-Shelter
LsuagCenter.com: Adirondack Shelter
According to eltownhall.com, children are safest when waiting for the bus out of the “danger zone.” The danger zone is about 10 feet away from the road. For more information on keeping your children safe at the bus stop, visit 2safeschools.org and schools.peelschools.org.