18 DIY lawn games

Oh summer time, you make my heart happy! And now that Andy and I have a house and most importantly, for this post, a real backyard .. we plan on making a few fun outside games! Here are 18 DIY lawn games for your backyard/deck/ patio that everyone can enjoy!

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1. Giant bananagrams

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2. Corn Hole

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3. Yard dominoes

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4. Rainbow paver hopscotch

5. Giant board game

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6. Twister

7. Giant Jenga

8. Fence chalkboard

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9. In ground trampoline

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10. Giant Scrabble

11. Hopscotch stepping stones

12. Ladder golf

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13. Washers

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14. Frisbee tic tac toe

15. Glow in the dark ring toss

16. Water balloon target practice

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17. Pool noodle obstacle course

18. DIY sprinkler

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  1. Oh, those games look fun, Jamie! Great idea for a family reunion.

  2. What great ideas Jamie! These would keep my kiddos busy all summer long!

  3. I love all of the games!!! Great round-up!

  4. Thanks for posting these…I need these for summer break!!

  5. Ouhhh these are awesome! Thanks for the inspiration!

  6. What a fun collection. I’m going to have to try a few of these this summer with my kids. Thanks for sharing :)

  7. I love the ideas – they looks like sooo much fun! Thanks for putting that together!!

  8. Thanks for including our rainbow hopscotch, Jamie! I’m totally going to have to add a few more of these to my to-make list too! :)

  9. Love this round-up! I think I’m going to let my kids go through this tonight and pick a couple for us to do this summer! p.s. Thanks for including my frisbee tic tac toe!

  10. Love all these fun ideas! I’m thinking about having an end-of-school/summer kick-off party the last day of school, and some of these games would be perfect! Thanks! :)

  11. I have played the board game and would like the dimension for it. I call it the “bean bag toss game”. this game is terrific for all ages. one person added hinges so that they could hang in in their garage.

    Thank you Jillian.

  12. Pinned this away for summertime! Stumbled, too!

  13. Vivian McDermott says:

    Fabulous ideas,that we can use at the a Kindergarten


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