Outdoor games are the perfect way to enjoy summer as a family.
These 15 DIY outdoor games are fun for the whole family. From handmade giant Jenga to flash light tag, these games curated by Kids Activities Blog are sure to provide hours of summer fun!
DIY Outdoor Games
Getting outside and soaking up the sun is summer important! Exercise and vitamin D is not only great for your health, but spending time with family and friends is equally important.
These fun outdoor games are sure to bust any boredom and help get the kids away from the screen.
15 Outdoor Family Games To Try This Summer
Lawn Memory Game
Play a backyard-sized version of memory with these DIY Lawn Memory Cards. This is a fun and an educational backyard family game. via Studio DIY
Balloon Darts are made even cooler with an artsy twist. To make it more exciting add paint to it! via Carnival Savers
Use sidewalk chalk to create a Giant Checkers Board. This is so much fun! Who doesn’t like a good game of checkers. via Kids Activities Blog
Outdoor Twister is sure to incite giggles, get the DIY details at Tip Junkie. It’s a fun way to get twisted up and one of my favorite family lawn games.
Frisbee Tik Tak Toe
This simple Frisbee Tic Tac Toe by A Turtle’s Life for Me looks like a blast! Get to moving and see who will win!
Giant Dominos by One Dog Woof on SYTYC are a great way to practice math skills AND enjoy to great outdoors.
This easy to make Giant Kerplunk from Design Dazzle promises hours of fun. Who doesn’t love Kerplunk?!
Pick Up Sticks
What’s more fun than pick up sticks? Giant Pick-Up Sticks from I Heart Nap Time!
I can’t to make my family a Giant Jenga set like this one from A Beautiful Mess. This has been a popular fun family outdoor game in my home.
No room for horseshoes? Try playing Washers by ECAB instead! I’ve never played Washers, but I think I’d like to try this.
DIY Ball And Cup Game
This DIY Ball and Cup Game can be played alone or together. This is a classic game, I remember playing this game when I was a child.
Everything is more fun in the dark, Flashlight Games are sure to make your kid’s summer. Make a puppet show, play capture the flag, there are so many fun outdoor activities games you can play with flashlights.
Water Balloon Games
These Water Balloon Games by Pars Caeli are a must on the hottest of days. I think the water balloon piñata is my favorite, and I can’t wait to see who gets splashed with water balloon toss. A fun outdoor family game!
Bike Games are a great way to enjoy a summer evening. Bike riding is the perfect activity, but it is even better, because it involves games! Follow the lines, miss the jars, and splash!
Build your own Cornhole Set for some good old-fashioned family fun. This is a classic game that never fails to entertain! Pick teams and see who will win this fun Cornhole game.
More Outdoor Fun For The Entire Family
Looking for more ways for your family to play outside? We have so many great ways!
- Grab your chalk and create these giant outside board games.
- We have 60 super fun outdoor activities you can do outside. From outdoor painting, making kites, water play, and more…there is something for everyone!
- 50 best fun summer activities for you and your family to try out.
- Try out these 50+ summer camp inspired activities!
- Water blobs are so cool and super popular right now. It’s a great way to stay cool and comfy this summer.
- Want more summer ideas? We have so many!
I hope these outdoor games make your summer extra fun! Which ones will you be trying?