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Monday, May 8, 2017

14 Insanely Awesome Backyard Games to DIY Right Now

Before your next party, make sure to DIY one of these awesome outdoor yard games for endless backyard fun!

Happy Monday!  It's been cold and rainy all week, but that hasn't stopped me from having warm weather on my mind.  After all, it is that time of year again.  Time to invite your friends over, fire up the grill and have some good 'ole backyard fun!  

I love playing outdoor games, so I gathered 14 of my favorite DIY yard games that are sure to be fun for all ages.  The best part is, all these awesome backyard game ideas are DIY projects.  So hurry, grab your supplies, and DIY these fun party games now!   
insanely awesome and fun DIY backyard games
From oversized chess to ring toss and dominos, these fun and entertaining yard games are sure to be a hit for every age and ability.

1. An outdoor version of ring toss is a fun and easy DIY yard game perfect for all ages.
DIY ring toss yard game
Source: The Pretty Blog

2. Who wouldn't love to play an oversized outdoor version of connect four? 
oversized outdoor connect four yard game

3.  Doesn't throwing oversized dice out of a bucket for an outdoor version of Yahtzee sound like fun?
oversized DIY yard yahtzee
Source: Momtastic

4. How cool is this large outdoor slingshot game
DIY backyard sling shot yard game

5. Take the popular stacking game outdoors with a giant DIY yard size version of Jenga.
bakyard jenga yard game
Source: Lemon Thistle

6. Save the trip to the golf course and instead create your own backyard putt-putt course. 
DIY mini putt golf yard game

7. Got any pallets lying around?  Turn them into affordable cornhole boards for hours of outdoor fun. 
DIY pallet corn hole boards
Source: HGTV

8. Screw a few inexpensive buckets to a board for an affordable bean bag toss game. 
DIY outdoor bean bag toss backyard game
Source: Lowe's

9. This outdoor ladder toss game is perfect for tailgating, simple fun in the park or backyard BBQ's.  
DIY ladder golf outdoor yard game

10.  Supersize the classic game of checkers and take it outside with this stylish DIY yard version. 
DIY oversized checker board yard game
Source: A Home to Grow Old In

11. Put those flamingo yard ornaments to use and create a unique version of outdoor ring toss
Flamingo outdoor ring toss yard game
Source: Sugar & Cloth

12.  I never could understand chess, but I sure would be up to learning on this awesome oversized chessboard.
Backyard patio chessboard yard game
Source: DIY Network

13. Grab some wood and paint and make a large outdoor yard version of dominoes

DIY backyard dominoes
Source: Lemon Thistle

14. How fun does this outdoor game of Ker-plunk look?
Backyard ker plunk yard game
Source: all Parenting

I love that a lot of these fun DIY yard games use basic or secondhand materials, making them not only fun but affordable too.  Which one of these oversized yard games are your favorite?  

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  1. I am definitely going to try out some of these this summer!! We love to hang out on our patio on a warm summer night and play games. And who doesn't love giant games! Thanks for putting this together! Also I love your blog. It is so inspiring for a new blogger!

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