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15 Yard Games You Can DIY
No matter if you are playing in the backyard with your kids or hosting a BBQ party, these DIY games are easy to make and will keep everyone having an amazing time so that you can enjoy endless warm and sunny days outdoors with friends and family.Continue to 2 of 16 below.
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DIY Giant Matching Game
Remember Memory? Kids and adults alike will love this giant matching card game that you can bring outdoors. Encourage everyone in your family to take turns flipping over two cards each turn to try and reveal two matching cards, such as two cards with ice cream cones. The person with the most matching cards wins the game!Continue to 3 of 16 below.
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DIY Giant Wood Dice Game
Build a set of giant dice to recreate life-size outdoor versions of classic games like Yahtzee, where each person takes turns rolling the dice to earn points. The giant wood dice will be a hit with the family as you enjoy some quality time on the weekend.Continue to 6 of 16 below.
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Cornhole is a classic backyard game that is popular at family reunions, outdoor weddings, or even backyard patio parties, as it is easy for anyone to play. You can build your own cornhole game by following this tutorial.Continue to 7 of 16 below.
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DIY Giant Jenga
Keep everyone laughing at your backyard BBQ with a homemade giant Jenga game where people can take turns taking one of the giant blocks from the bottom of the tower and trying to place it on the top of the tower without making all the blocks fall down. The large version of this classic game is certain to be one that you will want to reuse over and over again as it is just so much fun to play!Continue to 8 of 16 below.
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DIY Painted Horseshoe Game
Give a facelift to the old horseshoe game you rescued from your parent's basement or discovered at a garage sale. Paint the horseshoes in your favorite colors to give them a fresh new look before you play the game with your friends this summer.Continue to 9 of 16 below.
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DIY Lawn Scrabble Game
Challenge your family to a friendly game of Scrabble and then surprise them by taking them out to the backyard. Spell words across your lawn with these huge letter cards made out of masonite. It's a game everyone can enjoy and an affordable DIY to make.Continue to 10 of 16 below.
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DIY Bean Bag Toss Game
Keep your kids entertained in the backyard by DIYing them a simple bean bag toss game where they try to land their bean bags onto the targets to earn points. This easy activity is perfect for young children where you can help encourage their throwing skills. Plus–it only takes a few minutes to make.Continue to 11 of 16 below.
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DIY Bees & Ladybugs Tic-Tac-Toe Game
This super cute DIY game of tic-tac-toe uses painted rocks that look like bumble bees and ladybugs. It's the perfect game to leave in your backyard for a quick game to play at anytime.Continue to 12 of 16 below.
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DIY Picnic Blanket Game
Host a backyard picnic for a relaxing way to spend an afternoon on a warm sunny day. After your lunch of sandwiches and salads, clear the picnic blanket so you can play a group game that's easy to DIY and will keep everyone entertained.Continue to 13 of 16 below.
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DIY Donut Twister Game
Put everyone's flexibility to the test with a sweets inspired Twister game that has different flavored donuts as the spots instead of the traditional colored spots of red, yellow, green and blue. Ready to make your own donut Twister game? It is easier than you might expect, as you need only simply download the donut design and print on adhesive vinyl to then stick overtop the spots of your Twister board.Continue to 14 of 16 below.
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DIY Potato Sack Race
Race your family to the finish line! Each member of your family can decorate their own potato sack before hosting a family potato sack race in your yard. This great DIY project is perfect to keep your family entertained all weekend long, as they can first work on their artistic talents, and later work on getting some exercise by racing everyone else to the finish line. What are you waiting for? Hop to it!Continue to 15 of 16 below.
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DIY Flamingo Pinata
Pinatas are always a popular activity at parties, so for your next backyard party, try making a bright pink flamingo pinata that will have you thinking about tropical drinks and lazy days in the sun. This fun twist on the standard pinata can double as decor for your party until everyone takes a turn at trying to smash it open for the candy and prizes waiting inside.Continue to 16 of 16 below.
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DIY Water Cup Race
Young kids are sure to love this DIY game. Each person uses a water gun to try and push a plastic cup forward along a rope. This easy-to-make game is perfect for a sunny afternoon outdoors where you can cool off with a water gun fight in between rounds.