Parents, you can stop that “I’m bored” talk with our list of 35 Family Friendly Games for summer. 24 Outdoor summer games and 11 rainy day games for indoors.
We have outdoor games for kids of all ages. In fact, I can totally see the grown ups taking over some of these games like the Human Hungry Hippos Game, Kerplunk, Bowling and especially the Caution Tape Maze.
Pool Noodle Games from Mission To Save
DIY Giant Kerplunk Game from Design Dazzle
Plastic Bottle Bowling from Reuse Grow Enjoy
DIY Giant Lawn Matching Game from Studio DIY
DIY Cloth Pic Nic Games from Say Yes
Water Fun Cup Races from All For The Boys
Water Balloon Spoon Races from Two Shades of Pink
Large Outdoor Tic Tac Toe from Organize & Decorate Everything
Water Pinata from It Will Change Your Life
Human Hungry Hippos from You Tube
We created these easy DIY Water Target Games in the summer of 2012 for a family event, before I started this blog. I saw the idea on Pinterest but couldn’t possibly find that post now. It’s an easy and inexpensive DIY project. You will need tarps, Duck Tape and Pool Noodles. We used badminton net poles to wrap the big tarp target around. To make it more fun we used water balloons to throw as well as more pool noodles to throw as spears. We also covered the tarps with dish soap and placed a water sprinkler next to it.
Pool Noodles & Shaving Cream from Little Bins for Little Hands
Pool Noodle Hopscotch from Trish Sutton
Frozen T-Shirt Race from A Girl And A Glue Gun
Fish For Marbles from WhiMSy Love
Dunk Bucket from The Happy Housewife
Lawn Scrabble from AJC
DIY Ring Toss from Two Shades of Pink
Camping Charades from The Joys of Boys
Big Foot Race from The Inspiration Vault
Roll A Can With No Hands (good relay game) from E Is For Explore
DIY Ladder Toss Game from Eclectic Momsense
Water Blob from Eclectic Momsense
DIY Beach Olympics Games from A Small Snippet
You can play some of the outdoor games indoors also like Roll A Can With No Hands, the Large Tic Tac Toe game, the Cloth Pic Nic games and even the Kerplunk game.
We have 11 Family Friendly Games for those rainy summer days while the kids are out of school.
Ping Pong Toss from My Joy Filled Life
Laundry Basket Skeeball from Frugal Fun for Boys
Balloon Tennis from Little Bins for Little Hands
Make A Bubble Wrap Road from Sunny Day Family
Roller Pin Races from Kiwi Crate
DIY Marble Maze from Frogs and Fairies
The Flour Game from What’s Up Fagans
A Sticky Spider Web Activity from Hands On As We Grow
Superhero Tic Tac Toe from Mom’s Messy Miracles
Balloon Rockets from Discover Explore Learn
Button Golf from J Daniel 4’s Mom
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