Your kids will BEG to spend time outside with these fun games!
Forget about “I’m bored!” or bribing your kids to go outside. These 25 Unbelievably Fun DIY Backyard Games are all the fun family classic games your kids love, with a few special summer extras thrown in! Play everything from giant Jenga, to your very own version of Angry Birds all in the space of your backyard. Enjoy!
Your kids are going to have a blast knocking down the blocks in their own giant version of Angry Birds!
Get ready for a board game your kids can play on the back deck! This is going to be fun from start to finish!
Via The 36th Avenue
Backyard bananagrams is the kind of word game fun your entire family will talk about for years to come.
If your kids love checkers, they’re going to go bananas for this giant backyard version of checkers!
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Work on those gross motor skills with this amazing backyard tightrope balancing game!
Got a big group? Make things super fun with crab soccer! Which team will win? The crabbiest, of course!
Via Kween Mama
Set up a game of dominoes that your kids will want to recreate with their own kids with this giant dominoes set!
Dot-to-dot is a roadtrip favorite, but now your kids can play it in the space of their own backyard!
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Looking for a new twist on tic-tac-toe? Play it with Frisbees and the fun times will literally fly!
Gnome bowling is way cooler than regular bowling. Plus, you won’t have to tell the kids not to throw things in the house.
How amazing is this gigantic Jenga set? It’s easy to recreate and the perfect game to get kids playing outside!
KERPLUNK! Every time we played this growing up, we’d end up with marbles all over the floor. No more! This backyard version is perfect for playing in the yard (and no risk of stepping on marbles in the dark)!
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This monster bean bag toss is a monstrously great time, and your little monsters are going to giggle as they try to make it in!
Via Missy Ballance
This one isn’t really a game, but still so much backyard fun! Set up your own movie screening and enjoy movie night under the stars.
Create a mud run obstacle course that’ll keep your kiddo’s running and competing for hours.
Check out this twist on those old matching games! Now instead of sitting at a table and guessing where the match is, your kiddo will be running all around the backyard.
Pickup sticks is fine, but giant backyard pickup sticks is amazing fun in the making.
Via I Heart Naptime
This pool noodle race track is fantastic for those impromptu Hot Wheel car races!
Forget about playing Connect Four at the kitchen table…create a giant outdoor four-in-a-row game and enjoy some fun in the sun!
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Set up your own splash zone and see who can hit the target! On hot days your kids won’t be able to decide if they want to be the thrower or the soakee!
Here’s another super fun version of tic-tac-toe that’ll give your kids hours of backyard fun. Just paint some rocks and sit back while they play.
Create a water wall using recycled objects from inside your house and let the littles create waterfalls from their own imaginations.
This gigantic water blob is easier than you could imagine to make and so much fun for kids to play on!
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Don’t let the fun be a roll of the dice. No, actually, let it. Your kids will love playing backyard Yatzee with these giant homemade dice!
Via The Pinning Mama
Give your kids a new twist on Twister! Paint the circles on the grass and they’ll want to play for hours!