Looking for DIY outdoor family games? If your looking for some fun game ideas to spend more time with the kids outdoor, then this list is for you. Your next family game weekend can be your next DIY project!
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Having Fun Outdoors With The Family Will Never Be The Same Again
Summer spells out fun under the sun. Aside from all the barbecues and gatherings, our family always try to spend time together on the weekends. If we’re not watching movies, we’re doing a little family DIY project to keep us busy. But I must admit, there are times that I just run out of family bonding ideas we can do. So since we have an amazing backyard, I decided to search for outdoor family games. If you like to get some competitive juices flowing while having fun then I’d suggest you try some or all of these game ideas. Have the best summer with your family doing these family outdoor games.
If you can spare some time for this woodworking project, then it’s guaranteed that you’ll have an awesome time playing with it after. Get the instructions here.
2. DIY Yard Yahtzee
- via The Pinning Mama
Want a kids craft project that doubles as your next outdoor game? Then start making these big dice and start a game of Yahtzee. Get the steps here.
3. Giant Pickup Sticks
- via I Heart Naptime
If you and your kids love playing pickup sticks, you’ll love this giant version even more. Check the instructions here.
4. DIY Outdoor Word Game
- via Better Homes and Gardens
There’s nothing better than a game where the kids can learn something new. Make the biggest scrabble game you can play in the backyard. No peeking! Get the tutorial here.
5. Giant Yard Twister Board
- via Instructables
When it’s bigger it’s better. Here’s another family favorite you can recreate in the backyard. Get the steps here.
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6. DIY Koob
Imagine what you can do with some pieces of sticks and wood, the best lawn game ever! See how here.
7. Night Bowling
Outdoor games shouldn’t always happen during day time. It can be more enjoyable at night when you can make everything glow in the dark. Get the steps here.
8. Water Balloon Pinata
- via www.scraphappyheather.blogspot.com
Here’s a great way to cool down in a hot day and also an excuse for you to wear your swimsuit in the backyard. Just fill some balloons with water, hang them and start whacking!
9. Giant Jenga
- via A Beautiful Mess
Do you remember how you hold your breath when playing Jenga? It’s time to make it bigger and better. Get the tutorial here.
10. Slide and Toss
- via How Does She
Test your agility with this fun and wet game. Get the steps here.
11. Giant Lawn Matching Game
- via Studio DIY
Playing memory games are not just fun, they also keep your brain sharp. I’m sure you and your family will enjoy it more when you make it bigger. Get the instructions here.
12. Yard Dominoes
You’ll never have a hard time seeing how many dots there are in your domino with this version. Get the tutorial here.
13. Outdoor Game Mat
- via Kojo Designs
Who ever said you can’t take board games outdoor? Take you favorite board game to the next level by making this outdoor game mat you can bring just about anywhere. Get the tutorial here.
14. DIY Backyard Obstacle Course
- via Imagination Soup
Divide your family members into teams and try going through this DIY obstacle course. Check it out here.
15. Pool Noodlympics
- via Parents
Want backyard game ideas using pool noodles? Make all of these and create your very own pool noodlympics. It’s a great family activity you can do all day. See it here.
Want to see more DIY lawn games? Then check out this video from Mr. Kate:
Which game are you going to play with your family this weekend? Let us know below in the comments!
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