Keep boredom at bay this summer. Tag, and toss, and Frisbee tend to get old after a while. Don’t settle for letting the kids plop down in front of the tube. Round them up to help you make these backyard games.
Getting your backyard ready for summer doesn’t have to be hard or expensive. In fact, there are many things that you can do that will cost very little and will make a massive improvement in your outdoor living spaces.
1.Create a Chessboard Patio
If your kids enjoy playing chess, they will love the giant outdoors version of the game.
2.Build a Backyard Movie Theater
There are backyard projectors and screens you can buy, but they tend to be expensive. You can save money by building your backyard theater yourself.
3.Bowling with Recycled Bottles
Backyard bowling is always a blast. Instead of going and purchasing bowling pins, though, why not create your own set using recycled bottles?
4.DIY Tire Swing
Here is a very simple idea for making an outdoor Tic-Tac-Toe game. You just use a wooden board and mark some stones.
6.Pool Noodle Toss
Here is another simple and fun idea for a similar activity which tests eye-hand coordination. Kids who enjoy playing darts will love this outdoor version of the game.
8.Ring Toss Game with Buckets
9.Backyard Games Four-in-a-Row
If your kids love playing Twister, you can set up an easy backyard version of the game without even bringing out the Twister mat.
11.Add a Deck Slide
Here is a more involved hardware project—but still pretty simple when you think about it. All you are doing is attaching a tube slide to the top of your deck.
13.DIY Giant Jenga Tower
15.Amazing Mud Pie Station
16.Simple Ring Toss Game
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