We have great outdoor games for the whole family. These great ideas are perfect for younger children and older children. We have a perfect game for families. These active games are not only fun, but a great way to practice hand-eye coordination.
DIY Outdoor Games
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!
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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.
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Outdoor Family Games To Try This Summer
1. 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. This is one of may favorite fun outdoor family games. via Studio DIY
2. Balloon Darts
Balloon Darts are made even cooler with an artsy twist. To make it more exciting add paint to it! via Carnival Savers. This is a twist on one of the classic lawn games.
3. Sidewalk Checkers
Use sidewalk chalk to create a Giant Checkers Board. This is so much fun! Who doesn’t like a good game of checkers. The game board is so clever. via Kids Activities Blog
4. Outdoor Twister
Want some outdoor party games? 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.
5. Frisbee Tic Tac Toe
This is one of my family’s favorite backyard games. 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!
6. Yard Dominos
Giant Dominos by One Dog Woof (link unavailable) are a great way to practice math skills AND enjoy to great outdoors. I think this is a better way to play dominos.
7. Outdoor Kerplunk
This easy to make Giant Kerplunk from Design Dazzle promises hours of fun. Who doesn’t love Kerplunk?! Perfect when the warm weather comes around!
8. Pick Up Sticks
What’s more fun than pick up sticks? Giant Pick-Up Sticks from I Heart Nap Time! This game is tons of fun, perfect for outdoor play.
9. Giant Jenga
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.
11. 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.
12. Flashlight Games
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.
13. 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!
14. Bike Riding
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
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I hope these outdoor games make your summer extra fun! Which ones will you be trying?