15 Outdoor Games that are Fun for the Whole Family!

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!

15 DIY Outdoor Games

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

Balloon Darts are made even cooler with an artsy twist. To make it more exciting add paint to it! via Carnival Savers

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. via Kids Activities Blog

Outdoor Twister

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!

backyard family games with kerplunk, jenga, and pick up sticks, and dominoes

Yard Dominos

Giant Dominos  by One Dog Woof on SYTYC  are a great way to practice math skills AND enjoy to great outdoors.

Outdoor Kerplunk

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!

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.

outdoor family games with water balloon pinatas, bike riding, ball and cup, and flashlight games

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.

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.

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 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

Outside board games

Looking for more ways for your family to play outside? We have so many great ways!

I hope these outdoor games make your summer extra fun! Which ones will you be trying?

One Comment

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