DIY Outdoor Games – 15+ Awesome Project Ideas for Backyard Fun!

Summer is the perfect time in most of the country to enjoy some fun outdoor games. There certainly are fun things you can buy, but you can easily “DIY” some! We’ve made a couple for our family and everyone has had so much fun with them! Indoor board games are great too, but when the whether is nice enough, it’s great to play & get a bit of exercise while doing it! In addition to the games we’ve made, I keep seeing so many great project ideas around the blogosphere too. So, I decided to round up some of my favorite DIY outdoor game projects. This list has over 15 great ideas that are sure to provide endless hours of outdoor fun!

DIY Outdoor Games

So much fun, right?! These games are perfect for everyday backyard fun, summer BBQs, block parties, camping trips, picnics, and family reunions! I’m adding a few of these onto our “must-make” list!

Which outdoor game(s) look most fun to you?

Linked to: *Do Something Crafty, *Flamingo Toes,*Home Stories

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  1. Thanks so much for the feature in your super fun round up! Pinned…always a great idea to have fun outdoor games around in the summer!

  2. Carol Dee says:

    fun ideas. Will be good to keep grndsons busy!

  3. These look like such fun ideas! I especially love the outdoor tic-tac-toe and the lawn Scrabble!

  4. What a great roundup! Thanks so much for linking up to Do Something Crafty!

  5. What a great round up perfect for the summer. Thanks so much for featuring mine along with all these other fun ideas!

  6. Thank you so much for featuring our Backyard Bananagrams!! And the other ideas are great, too!

  7. Outdoor activities just wouldn’t be complete without a game of Rollers. My friends and family have so much fun playing during gatherings, It is easy to learn and makes for lots of laughs and entertainment. You can get it at or

  8. There are SO MANY fabulous ideas here! We really enjoy playing that ladder golf game with our family and friends! Sharing with my favorite projects for Summer tomorrow!


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