Transform your home into the ultimate fun zone with these inexpensive and awesome DIY outdoor games. These do it yourself backyard ideas are the ultimate boredom busters for Summer.
Whether you’re entertaining the young or the young at heart these projects will take your summer to the next level.
We are talking Horseshoes, Connect Four, Giant Jenga, Corn Hole, Tic Tac toe, Hula-Hoop Ring Tosses, Glow in the Dark activities, and my personal fave – Giant Twister!
You may be surprised how easy it is to put these activities together – most use dollar store items like pool noodles!
In other words – you won’t have to drop a pretty penny to have Pinterest-Style fun:)
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While we can all agree that summer days and nights are better with friends and family, not all of us were blessed with the crafty gene (Including me!) So if you’re looking for a little DIY inspiration for kids, adults & even teenagers I’ve got your back.
***If you have a child with autism or sensory processing disorder like my son, you may want to check out my favorites for kids like Beach Ball Bowling, Lawn Dominoes, Tic Tac Toe, Bean Bag Toss, Giant Matching Game, Glow in the Dark Bubbles, Outdoor Chalkboard, Blanket Run, Soap Boats, and Plinko!
33 Awesome DIY Outdoor Games
Tic Tac Toe
It’s crafty fun! Paint a few river rocks & add a DIY board with wood dowels & keep your kids occupied for hours! Via Eighteen 25
5 Fun Things To Do With Cans
5 super fun (& creative) activities! Check out how many awesome DIY outdoor games you can put together using tin cans! Find out more on A Girl And A Glue Gun
Human Ring Toss
You probably have a few inflatables in the yard – but in case you don’t a quick trip to the dollar store will get you everything you need to create this backyard game! Find out more on Kid Friendly Things To Do
Horseshoes Game Set – Salty Canary
DIY Lawn Scrabble
Bannagrams aka Lawn Scrabble – Super fun & one of the easiest (and cheapest) DIY backyard games! Via Constantly Lovestruck
DIY Football Toss – Cherished Bliss
Bowling Game – POLKADOT CHAIR
Balls In A Basket
Giant Lawn Dominoes – iron & twine
Yah-Yah-Yah Yahtzee – Life Sew Savory
Stylish Cornhole Game – Lovely Indeed
Frozen T-Shirt Race – A Girl And A Glue Gun
Tic Tac Toe
Oversized Tic Tac Toe Game – Her Tool Belt
Bean Bag Toss
Easy Bean Bag Toss – One More Moore
Giant Game Board
Backyard Giant Game Board – The 36th Avenue
Flamingo Ring Toss
Flamingo Ring Toss Yard Game – Sugar & Cloth
Four-In-A-Row Yard Game – Build-Basic
Giant Matching Game – Studio DIY!
DIY Ladder Game
Ladder Game – twin dragonfly Designs
Backyard Twister – You + Me
Ring Toss Game – Mom Endeavors
Giant Jenga – A Beautiful Mess
Glow In The Dark Hopscotch
Glow In The Dark Hopscotch – Our Little Women
Glow In The Dark Bubbles – Growing A Jeweled Rose
Bean Bag Toss
Bean Bag Ladder Toss- Landeelu
Hula Tac Toe
Hula Hoop Tic Tac Toe – Source & Instructions HGTV
Mini Putt Putt Course – Jaime Costiglio
Outdoor Chalkboard – hey there, HOME
Blanket Run – Sweet Dreams Are Made of These
Soap Boat Races – i heart naptime
Obstacle Course – Source & Instructions ashleyannphotography
Pool Noodle Toss
Pool Noodle Toss – The Joys of Boys
Tic Tac Toe
Tic Tac Toe Game – Tatertots & Jello
Fun With Hula Hoops
Hula Hoop Summer Games – Playground Parkbench
Rainbow Paver Hopscotch – Happiness is Homemade
Plinko Remember Plinko from the Price Is Right? Well, here’s the details on How To Make your own – Happiness is Homemade
Fishing Game – Hello Little Home
Did I Miss Anything?
Which idea will you try first?
Or maybe I missed one of your favorite Summer games?
Either way, let me know in the comments below!