15 great garden games for the whole family

Temperatures are rising and children and parents are drawn outside. Garden games are a great way to keep kids occupied outdoors. It often doesn’t even take a lot of equipment.

Great ideas that make family life easier and more beautiful. (Scroll down for article.)

With these 15 games, which you can build yourself inexpensively and quickly, you are guaranteed to never be bored again. And best of all, they’re not just for kids.

1. Three wins

Who likes Three wins plays, this variant is just right for him. Paint stones as bees and ladybugs, which can also serve as decoration in your garden.

2. Wooden xylophone

If you have children who are interested in music, you can build them a giant wooden xylophone as a great toy for the garden.

3. XXL Jenga

Jenga is a game of skill that is popular with children and adults and has now achieved cult status. The classic game can be easily built in XXL for the garden and is perfect for the next garden party or the next children’s birthday party outdoors.

4. Water play wall

A water feature wall is a fun way to teach kids about gravity. Anything that lets the water flow is allowed on the self-made wall. Use gutters, buckets or funnels and let your imagination run wild.

5. XXL chess board

Any chess fan will love this giant outdoor version of the game. It’s definitely a rather involved project, but once you have it in the garden it’s a lot of fun to play with and it looks very impressive too. Your children, neighbors and guests will be amazed.

6. Lawn twister

A simple variant for lots of fun in the garden is lawn twister. Simply spray the appropriate colored circles onto the lawn and you’re good to go. For the sake of the environment, however, you should not use paint, but spray chalk.

7. Depthball Baseball

All you need for this game are water bombs and a baseball bat. You can buy this cheaply or – if you are an ambitious craftsman – turn it yourself.

8. Scrabble for the Lawn

Simply craft the Scrabble building blocks out of cardboard and label them with the letters. It is especially fun to play the game on a large surface. That’s how you stay on the move.

9. Pool noodle toss game

As it turns out, pool noodles come in handy outside of the pool, too. No wonder, because they are colourful, light and versatile. As a throwing game, they’re a great way for kids to practice their hand-eye coordination while having fun.

10. Mud kitchen

If your kids enjoy baking mud pies, they should have a full kitchen where they can do so extensively. This mud kitchen is pretty easy and straightforward to build, but it looks amazing. Your kids will have hours of fun with her outside.

11. Meadow Skittles

A bowling game can be built from empty plastic bottles and a ball. It is best to decorate or paint the bottles together with your children. That way they enjoy it even more.

12. Giant water pillow

With this giant water pillow, your children are guaranteed to have a lot of fun in the summer. Fill a tarp with water for a fun play area your kids won’t be able to get enough of. For colored water, you can simply add food coloring.

13. Toy Car Race Track

With a self-built race track for toy cars, even the little ones can find something to do in the garden and spend a lot of time in the fresh air. There are no limits to your creativity when building.

14. Balloon darts

Balloon darts are a great idea for summer and outdoor children’s birthday parties. Build a sturdy styrofoam wall to which you attach inflated balloons with tape. The kids can then throw darts at them and try to pop as many balloons as possible. For even more fun you can fill the balloons with sweets beforehand.

15. Yag

Which child does not like the popular dice game Kniffel (or Yahtzee)? But it would be even better if you could play it outside and compete on the lawn with dice. Cut blocks of wood to size and use a bucket as a dice cup. Great fun for everyone.

These fun garden games will ensure that your children don’t spend the whole summer in front of the TV or the computer. They are guaranteed to be a hit at your next garden party.

Here are some more fun ideas to keep your kids busy this summer:

Sources: diyncrafts, gofeminin
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