35 Fun DIY Backyard Games For Your Kids This Summer


Summer is the perfect time of year for swimming, family vacations, and relaxing by the pool!

But if your kids are going to be home this summer, you might be making plans to get them off the couch and get them to go outside and play, just like you did when you were younger!

Well, we have the solution for that. There are many fun backyard games that you can make at home that will keep your kids outside without burning a hole in your wallet.

These summer games will be so fun that your kids will want to get off of their Ipads and get away from the TV!

Here are 35 easy DIY summer games fit for any park or backyard. Most do not take much work and many of the materials can be found right in your home.

The ones that can’t? Well, a quick trip to the thrift store or the dollar store will fix that!

1. Backyard Bubble Station

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2. Painted Potato Sack Races

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3. Lawn Dominoes

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4. Hula Hoop Croquet Game

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5. Water Balloon Baseball

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6. Pool Noodle Targets

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7. Ping Pong Ball Targets

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8. Frisbee Tic Tac Toe

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9. Backyard Ker Plunk

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10. Backyard Mini Gold

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11. PVC Pipe Ring Toss

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12. Water Gun Targets

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13. Backyard Giant Jenga

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14. Ginormous Paper Airplanes

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15. Cardboard Ring Toss

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16. Flamingo Ring Toss

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17. Real Life Angry Birds

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18. Balloon Paddles

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19. Water Balloon Tossers

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20. Sticky Tic Tac Toe

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21. Pool Noodle Rackets

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22. Lawn Twister

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23. Outdoor Chalk Board

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24. Bottle Toss

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25. Ice Bowling

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26. Ice Block Treasure Hunt

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27. Human Bubble Station

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28. Water Balloon Pinyata

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29. Hit The Can

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30. Laundry Basket Frisbee Golf

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31. Bucket Ring Toss

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32. Bottle Ring Pickup

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33. Lawn Yahtzee

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34. Water Balloon Towel Toss

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35. Easy Bottle Bowling

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If you have any of these DIY summer games, make sure to share a picture with us as we would love to see them! Which of these DIY projects are you most willing to try?

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